Name: Dr. Fakhira Riaz
Designation: Assistant Professor/ (Extra Ordinary Leave)
Department: English
National University of Modern Languages (2005 – 2010)
Masters in English Literature
Foundation University Islamabad (2002 – 2004)
Bachelor of Arts
F.G. College for Women, Kashmir Road, Rawalpindi (2000 – 2002)
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (111)
Email: [email protected]
Status: On Duty
Dr. Fakhira Riaz

Professional Experience

Nov 2007 - To Date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi


  • Lecture – ‘Youth Development Leadership Skills’ at Fatima Jinnah Women University on June 18, 2010.
  • Seminar – ‘Good Governance’ organized by National Accountability Bureau at National Institute of Banking and Finance, Islamabad on June 08, 2010.
  • Workshop – AIPS/HEC Dissertation Writing Workshop held at American Institute of Pakistan Studies Center, F-6/4, Islamabad from May 17-19, 2010.
  • Conference – National Conference 2010 ‘Rethinking Bilingualism: New Perspectives, Challenges and Interpretations’ on May 7-8, 2010 held at Fatima Jinnah Women University.
  • Conference – Conference on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ held by Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan at Convention Center on May 03, 2010.
  • Talk – A talk with Kishwar Naheed and Attiya Dawood organized by Asia Study Group and Fatima Jinnah Women University on March 06, 2010.
  • Course – Visit to the University of Birmingham, UK for Two Courses on “Researching Language and Literacy” and “Approaches to the Study of Discourse” from May 21, 2009 – June 18, 2009.
  • Lecture – ‘Minimalism: Goals and Prospects’ organized at International Islamic University, Islamabad on January 2, 2009.
  • Lecture – A conversation with Sehba Serwar, writer of an award-winning novel, “The Black Wings” organized by FJWU on January 14, 2009.
  • Seminar – ‘Youth Leadership Through Good Citizenship’ organized by FJWU on March 09, 2009.
  • Talk – A talk with Bapsi Sidhwa organized by FJWU on March 29, 2009.
  • Conference – “Empowering Teachers: Practices And Possibilities” organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University on March 3rd – 4th, 2008.
  • Seminar – “Mentoring and Leadership” under British Council on June 19th, 2008.
  • Workshop – “Research Methodology for Bilingual Research” under HEC/BC Link Scheme between Fatima Jinnah Women University and University of Birmingham, UK on July 10th – 11th, 2008.
  • Conference – 24th International ELT Conference of SPELT at Fatima Jinnah Women University from 24th – 26th October, 2008.
  • Conference – 11th International American Studies Conference on “Family Ties: Issues in American Immigration” organized by Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad on November 21-23, 2008.