Professor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir
Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Board of Governors
Professor Qadir is the vice-chancellor of Pakistan’s first and largest women-only institution of higher learning, Fatima Jinnah Women University. Before assuming her current post, she served as associate professor and then as professor at the same university between 2000 and 2011.
She started her career as a lecturer in 1977 and has been teaching since then in different government institutions. She is also a researcher on gender and media studies.
Professor Qadir earned her PhD in linguistics from Lancaster University, UK, in 1996, and a master’s degree in education from the University of Wales College of Cardiff, Wales, UK, in 1988. She received her first master’s degree from the University of Punjab, Lahore, in 1976 in English language and literature.