Fauzia Viqar is an internationally recognized expert and visionary leader on gender issues in development. She has vast experience of working with government and civil society organizations in Canada and Pakistan where Fauzia has led large programs on human rights and women’s empowerment. As Chairperson of the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women, Fauzia succeeded in placing gender equality at the core of government processes, by providing concrete evidence derived from unique data collection mechanisms that she pioneered. She currently serves as an Advisor to various development projects providing technical assistance to the governments in Pakistan and also heads a development consultancy, Rah Center for Management and Development. Fauzia serves on various policy making boards and committees. She joined the Board in 2019.
She also serves on the board of Rah Center for Management and Development (Private) Limited, Social Policy and Development Center and Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited.