MEMBERS of PWWF

Founder

Ms. Bushra Iqbal Malik    

Ms. Iqbal has done her Masters in Urdu Literature, Master in Journalism and B.Ed. from University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
Currently she is lecturer of Urdu language at university Germany and conducts  Urdu summer course at the universities of Erfurt and Heidelberg Germany.
She has been a columnist  at daily Aaj, Peshawar and daily  Pakistan, Karachi, also writes for Chuthi Dunya, New Delhi, India and has a Collection of short-stories
Hayat-e nau-yaftah and a drama serial broadcasted by Pakistan Television
“In hi patharoon pay chal kay”  in 2000 . She is the writer for dance theater Anarkali (Tragic romance of India) and Heer Ranjjha (Tragic romance of Punjab ) for Dance  Theater Frankfurt Germany..

 

Co-Founder

Dr. Salma Masood Khan
Educationist  & Consultant , Director LIMS Academy
Permanent Resource Person (Trainer) FEFA- Academy for the training of Public Sector Lecturers and Principals.Freelance Workshops and Trainings Conductor.Patron in Chief “Kirnain”( Free Girls- Education Project).Active Social worker with a special focus on Education of women and Children

 

Co-Founders of Young Women Writers’ Forum

Dr.Faiza Hussain
Co-Founder of  Young Women Writers’ Forum, Peshawar

Mrs. Salma Ali Khan
Co-Founder of  Young Women Writers’ Forum, Lahore
Renowned social worker of Pakistan and an author, published two book.
Working for Business professional women.

Mrs.Rabia Basri
Co-Founder of  Young Women Writers’ Forum,Islamabad
Famous Poetess of Pakistan, with 3 poetry Collections (Urdu)
Radio announcer and social worker

Executive Founder Members (Since 1994)

Mrs. Maraj Hamaun Khan

Renowned Social worker and politician of Pakistan

Mrs. Narjis Afroze Zaidi
Famous Poetess of Pakistan, with 3 poetry Collections (Urdu)
Winner of best Poetess award

Mrs.Shamshad Nazli
Founder Member (1994)
Famous Poetess of Pakistan  with  Poetry Collections (Urdu)

Ms.Rahat Josh
Founder Member (1994)
Famous  Urdu and Hindko Poetess of Pakistan with Poetry Collections (Urdu)

Mrs.Neelofar Sami
Member since 1994
Renowned Social worker Entrepreneur—Small scale business of carpets & handicrafts
Director of Honey Academy, Peshawar

Dr. Salma Shaheen
Affiliated with Forum since 1995
Chairperson Pashto Academy University of Peshawar.
Renowned Pashto scholar & Poet.

PRESIDENTS  Of  PWWF

Mrs. Zaitoon Bano
First President of the Forum (1994-98)
Received the Pride of Performance and Hijra awards.
Pashto books are Handara (mirror), Maat bangari (shattered bangles), Jawandi ghamoona (living worries), Kachkol (begging bowl), Khubuna (dreams), Naizawaray (flotsam), Zama (my) diary and Manjeela (head cushion).
Her Urdu books include Berg-i-Aarzoo (a novelette) and Bargad ka saya (a collection of short stories)

Pro.Munnawar Rauf
2nd President of the Forum (1998 -2000)
Xchairperson of Urdu department Peshawar uni.
Renowned Scholar ,writer and social worker

Mrs. Atiya Hidayatullah
3rd President of the Forum ( 2000 -2004)
Short stories writer for different magazine.
Novelist (Urdu) Pashto Drama writer
Active Social worker with a special focus on “Special Children”

Mrs Bushra Farrukh
4th President of the Forum ( 2005 – 2010)
Renowned poet , writer(Urdu & Hindko ) , Radio and TV announcer and performer  ,
Social Worker.

Mrs. Samina Qadir
Famous Pashto poet , Radio announcer and artist .

Executive Members

Mrs. Sofia Hissam ud Din
Member since 1995
Poetess, with a book published (Urdu)
Entrepreneur—Small scale business of carpets & handicrafts.

Ms. Maryam Bibi
Affiliated with Forum: Member since 1996
Renowned social worker of Pakistan
Founder of NGO Khawando kor

Ms. Ghazala Nigar Orakzai
Affiliated with Form since 1995
Lecturer of English literature in New York
Short-story writer and Drama writer

Mrs Saba Javaid
Affiliated with Form since 1995
Poet , writer ,and Social worker .

Mrs.Salma Qasir
Affiliated with Form since 1995
Famous Urdu Poet

Mrs. Samad
Affiliated with Forum since 1997
A very dear and devote .

Mrs. Rakhshanda Naz
Affiliated with Forum since 1997
Renowned social worker of Pakistan
Director of NGO Awarat Foundation

Mrs. Shamim Fazle Khaliq
Affiliated with Forum:-1999
Novelist (Urdu) ,Short stories being published in leading Magazines
Two books of Short stories got published.
Writer of dramas in Urdu and Pashto for Radio and Television

Mrs. Iffat Jabbar
Affiliated with Forum  since 2000
Executive Producer radio Pakistan Peshawar

Dr. Syeda Sara Basharat Gillani
Affiliated with Forum since 2001
An aspiring young poetess, writer and journalist
BDS (PK), MPH (PK), MSc DPH (UK), PhD Public Health– (PK)

Pro.Dr. Amina Basharat
Affiliated with Forum since 2000
Renowned pediatrician & Researcher

Dr. Shahida Sardar
Affiliated with Forum since 2000.
Renowned Urdu & Pashto Poetess

Mrs Rani Andaleeb
Affiliated with Forum since2004
Renowned Udru& Hindko Poetess

Mrs Musharraf Mubashir
Affiliated with Forum since 2005
Poet and Researcher

Mrs. Farhat Farooq
Affiliated with Forum: Member since 2004

Dr. Jahan Ara
Affiliated with Forum: Member since 2004

Nazia Durrani
Affiliated with Forum since 2009
Pashto and Urdu Poetess and short story writer

Mrs Musarrat Bukhari
Affiliated with Forum since 2011

Mrs Farah Asad
Affiliated with Forum since 2013
Urdu Poet

Prof Dr. Najeeba Arif
Affiliated with Forum since2014
Chairperson of Urdu Department, Islamic International University, Islamabad
Renowned researcher and scholar.
Poetess and short story writer

Memory

To us, she has not gone away,Just entered God’s eternal home   

Fehmidah Fazal
Great social worker of Peshawar.

Mrs.Musharaf Tamiz
X principal of Islamia collegiate  School peshawar Uni
Urdu Novelist  ,poet

Mrs Nayyer RamadanWa
s affiliated with Forum 1994 till 2014
Renowned social worker of Pakistan

Ms. Fozia Anjum
Affiliated with Forum since 1994 till 2016
Poetess
RJ at USA Radio (Program: Diwa)