Dr. Syeda Arifa Zahra

– Advisor of TLA

Biography

Dr. Syeda Arifa Zahra is an eminent professional, educationist, culture expert, gender specialist, human rights activist and social nationalist, Dr. Arifa has gained a prominent position in society due to her exemplary work in these areas. Her achievements are attributed to her skills to articulate her intellect powered by her conviction, dedication and leadership quality for education, culture and human rights, especially for women. Educated in Pakistan and US in Urdu and History, she takes pride in being a humble student of life and a sense of honor in her roots that lie in the great tradition and glorious history of the sub-continent. Among her many achievements, her role as chairperson NCSW, her contribution to promotion of the arts, especially literature, and opening the minds of students to the possibilities of life are most cherished to her. She earned her PhD from the U.S. in 1983, and takes pride in continuing her education as a humble student of “life”. She has a great sense of pride in her roots that lie in the great tradition and history of the sub-continent and continues to generate though on events in the past, present and future in students of all ages. Among her many achievements, her role as chairperson NCSW, her contribution to promotion of the arts, especially literature, and opening the minds of students to the possibilities of life are most cherished to her.

Education