Mahwash Ajaz holds a masters in clinical psychology and her short stories have been published in various magazines (Khaleej Times, Express Tribune) . She has been associated with Pakistan Television, FM 100, Geo Network and ARY as an anchor. She has also been a faculty member at various varsities in Karachi. Her topics of interest have been gender and human rights, film and television.

She has been blogging/writing for publications such as

  • Dawn,
  • Express Tribune,
  • BBC Urdu,
  • The News,
  • Dunya News,
  • The Friday Times,
  • Edition,
  • Daily Times,
  • Yemen Today,
  • The Nation,
  • Hum TV Network and
  • Hum Sub.

She currently runs a YouTube channel and Facebook page, The Review with Mahwash, where she talks about various films and dramas across the subcontinent. She also hosts a podcast with the same name on Patari Music – as well as another conversational podcast called “Chai Aur Hum” with another one of her journalist friends. Mahwash lives in Dubai with her husband and two children.