Nigar Nazar is the first woman cartoonist of Pakistan and of the Muslim world. Nigar’sGogicartoons have appeared in a number of daily newspapers, periodicals and TV programs at home and abroad. She is twice a Fulbright scholar. Nigar has been invited to be on juries to judge cartoon entries in international competitions, and has represented Pakistan in Turkey , China , Nepal , Singapore, Malaysia , Sri Lanka , Australia, Libya, UK, Algeria, and the US. She is one of the founding members of the Asian Youth Association for Animators and Cartoonists (AYAAC) with headquarters in Guiyang, China.
At present the cartoon strips appear on Official Fb:Gogi studios .Four children’s hospitals in Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been decorated with Gogi cartoon murals carrying health messages educating millions everyday. Nigar has to her credit over twenty books for children.
She was nominated by BBC for “100 Global women who made a difference in 2014” NHK ,largest TV channel of Japan has produced a 28 minute documentary which was aired on February 19 and 20,2015 .The President of Pakistan launched her book on Corruption called “Gogi says NO to Corruption. She received the Government of Pakistan’s Fatima Jinnah Award for her contribution to Art.Recently Nigar was voted for THE NEWS POWER WOMEN 50.
She was nominated by National Book Foundation to be The Book Ambassador for 2016 and again for 2017 and 2018. Nigar is twice a Fulbright scholar .She was awarded the plaque for Distinguished (Fulbright )Alumna in 2016. She was nominated for the program “Direct Access to Islam.”