Dina Zaman is a Malaysian journalist and writer and a co-founder of IMAN Research, whose aim is to examine the connections between society, religion and perception in order to strengthen community resilience. For many years she worked in the media, as an editor and columnist at Malaysiakini, the Malaysian Insider and the Malay Mail Online. Her most recent book "Holy Men, Holy Women: A Journey Into the Faiths of Malaysians and Other Essays" (2018) is published by SIRD. She received her Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Lancaster and Honours degree in Communications from Western Michigan University.