Sadia Shepard is the author of The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir, which was published by The Penguin Press (USA), Atlantic Books (UK), Meulenhoff (The Netherlands) and Penguin India (India) in 2008. She received a BA from Wesleyan University, an MA from Stanford University and was a Fulbright Scholar to India in 2001. Shepard's writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times and Vogue India, among other publications.
In addition to writing, she also produces documentary films. She produced The September Issue, R.J. Cutler's documentary portrait of the making of Vogue, which won the Excellence in Cinematography Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and the Audience Award at the 2010 Cinema Eye Honors.