Mrs. Sahraa Karimi was born 1985 in Tehran. She is an Afghan film director and the first female chairperson of the Afghan Film Organisation. She has directed 3 documentary films. She has a PhD from the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava.Bachelor's, Master's and PhD from Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.
She was evacuated from Kabul to Kyiv, Ukraine along with 11 individuals, thereafter writing: "My dear friends do not worry, I am fine and safe".