Marvi Memon is one of the youngest female politicians of Pakistan, known for taking bold stance on political issues of national interest. She is also an advocate of women empowerment.
She is the daughter of prominent Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) politician, educator and businessman Nisar Memon. Marvi was born in 1972.
She came into prominence after getting elected in the 2008 election on reserved seats for women.
Prior to joining politics, Memon worked as an intern at top Pakistan print publicatins – Dawn and The Newsline. She also worked for Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, International Union for Conservation of Nature and the United States embassy in Islamabad.
A graduate of the London School of Economics, she worked at Citibank and Pakistan Television Corporation before helping with the launch of an entrepreneurial venture, Trakker – Pakistan’s largest vehicle tracking service provider. Marvi also made her mark as the youngest female CEO of a multinational firm in the country. She also served in the media management wing of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Marvi also authored a book titled “My Parliamentary Diaries” which describes her time and experiences in the National Assembly.
Although she hails from Sindh, Marvi was elected to the National Assembly on a reserved seat for women from Punjab. She decided to resign from the seat in 2011 following the PML-Q leadership’s decision to join the Pakistan Peoples Party-led coalition government at the centre.
After remaining politically silent for a few months, Marvi eventually announced her decision to join Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), and till date she is associated with the PML-N. After several switchings, Marvi later termed her support for the military dictator a “blunder” .
Marvi Memon – Born, Age, Husband, Political Party and Education
|Complete Name||Marvi Memon|
|Born||August 21, 1972, Karachi|
|Political Party||Pakistan Muslim League|
|Office||Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since 2013|
|Education||London School of Economics and Political Science (1993), MORE|
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