As Marvel’s Director of Content & Character Development, Sana Amanat oversees Marvel’s continued efforts to expand its vast library of characters across the company’s various platforms into the hands of global audiences. In addition to her Director position, Sana continues as an Editor on comic books like Captain Marvel and Hawkeye.

Sana is more notably known for co-creating the first solo comic book series to feature a Pakistani-American Muslim female super hero Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel, which gained worldwide media attention, sparking excitement and dialogue about identity and the Muslim-American struggle. Sana has appeared on various television programs like the Late Night with Seth Meyers, and also gave an eloquent TedxTeen talk about the need for representation in storytelling. She’s been named a part of Marie Claire’s 2016 New Guard of America’s 50 most influential women. This past year, she was also honored to represent Marvel Entertainment at the White House, introducing President Barack Obama.

Hosted by
  • Office of Community Outreach, NYUAD
  • NYUAD Student Interest Group (SIG) Consortium of three student groups focused on women's leadership and empowerment, graphic novels and anime, and social and spiritual support for the Muslim student community

In Collaboration with

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

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