Aadil Brar

A freelance journalist and a National Geographic Young Explorer Grantee. I have reported stories about international affairs, geopolitics, environmental conservation, and border conflicts. 

Note: I am available for reporting opportunities in North America, South Asia, South East Asia, and the broader Indo-Pacific region. I can travel to report a story at a short notice.


Punjabi(read, write and speak), Hindi (read, write and speak), Urdu(read, write and speak), Nepali (read and speak) , English(read, write and speak), and basic French (read and speak).


International Community Achievement Award 2014 (UBC)

International Community Achievement Award 2015 (UBC)

National Geographic Young Explorer Grant

Graduating Student Leader Awardee at the University of British Columbia

Geographical Focus

India - China - Canada - Himalayas - Indian Ocean


National Geographic Society 

Canadian Association of Journalists

Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto