Biography Of madam Faiza

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madam Faiza

Rtn. Faiza Qamar (First Woman Rotary District Governor – RI District 3272) is a member of Rotary Club of Islamabad Margalla since 1997. Born on 31st October at Faisalabad in a highly educated and respectable family, Rtn. Faiza Qamar did her graduation from Government College, Faisalabad and later on received her professional diplomas from John Jay College, New Orleans, USA and Steneir Beauty School, London, UK in Aesthetics/ Skin care.

Rtn. Faiza is a successful entrepreneur and has earned rich experience in managing multiple businesses in the fields of Hotel Management, Property management and Aesthetics.

Rtn. Faiza belongs to a complete Rotary family. She is happily married to Rtn. Qamar Zaman, a s e n i o r R o t a r i a n an d a S c i e n t i s t h a v i n g specialization in radiation protection technology. Rtn. Qamar was awarded the Tamgha-e-Baqa by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of his services.


Rtn. Faiza and Qamar Zaman are blessed with two sons and two daughters. Their eldest son Taimoor is a past president of Rotaract Club of Islamabad Margalla. He did his Masters in Energy, Trade and Finance from London School of Economics. Their daughter, Seemal is also past Rotaract President and has done her graduation in Computer programming from Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada, and is Master of Science in information systems from Surrey university of UK. Their daughter, Nafal Zaman and son Sachal Zaman, are also Rotaractors and are abroad for higher studies.

Offices Held in Rotary

Club Level:

1999-2000           President, RC Islamabad Margalla

2006-07, 2007-08     Director Club Services

2003-04, 2005-06     Director Community Services

2002-03, 2004-05     Director International Services

2011-12             Director Vocational Services

District Level:

2015 – 16     District Governor Nominee

2013 – 14     District Chair RI Publications

2012 – 13     District Chair Permanent Fund Sub Committee

2012 – 13     District Chair Gift of Life

2012 – 13     District Member Conference Team

2011 – 12     District Member, Inner wheel Relationship

2010 – 11     District Chair, Environment Committee

2008 – 09     District Chair, Family Exchange

2007 – 08     Member District Advisory Council

2007 – 08     Co-chair District Gift of Life

2007 – 07     Co-chair, District Polio-plus Committee

2006 – 07     Co-chair, District Disaster Relief Committee

2005 – 06     Assistant Governor

2005 – 06     Member District DGN Nominating Committee

2002 – 04     Chair District Rotaract Committee

In Service to Rotary:

Attended 15+ District Conferences since 1999

Attended 15+ District Assemblies since 1998

Also Attended:

RI Convention, Sauo Palo Brazil, 2015

RI Institute, Manila, Philippine, 2015

RI Convention, Lisbon, Portugal , 2013

South Asia Conference, Hyderabad, India 2013

RI Institute Selangor, Malaysia, 2012

South Asia Conference on Literacy, Nepal, 2012

RI Convention, Birmingham, UK, 2009

RI Institute Agra, India, 2009

RI Convention, Los Angles - USA, 2008

RI Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2007

Gift of Life Conference – Cochin, India, 2007

RI Peace Conference, New Delhi, India, 2006

RI Public Image Resource group Summit, 2005

Water Management Conference, New Delhi, India, 2005

Honors and Awards:

Rotary "Service Above Self" Award     2005-06

Outstanding Rotarian (North)             2006-07

Award for Polio Plus Mobilization         2006-07

Best Assistant Governor (North)           2005-06

Outstanding District Team Member       2005-06

Received Award from RI President William Boyd for the outstanding service in the 2005 Earthquake.

District Special Award for Disaster Relief 2006-07

Award on `First Gift of Life Conference

Award for District Rotaract Chairman 2002-03

District Rotaract Fellowship Youth Conference Award 2002

Rtn. Faiza Qamar's and spouse, Rtn. Qamar-ul-Zaman's names were mentioned in THE ROTARIAN magazine for their relief efforts for the Earthquake in October 2005

Participation in Rotary Activities:

Club Services

Proposed and sponsored more than 50 Rotarians into the Rotary folds.

Addressed/attended several Rotary Club meetings all over the country and abroad.

Arranged several fellowship/ Intercity meetings at club and district level.

Youth Service:

Served as District 3270 Rotaract Chairman 2002 -03 and 2003-04

Attended all the Rotaract Conferences and events held since 2000.

Vocational & Community Services:

Established Qura'an House at Bhara Kahu.

Supported and worked for the rehabilitation of Flood survivors, built shelters, provided ration, household items and health care, established vocational training centers in Swat and Nowshehra. Established camps for IDPs in Mardan and Swat and provided food, clothing, tents, medical aid, and monitory support.

Worked for the rehabilitation of 2005 Earthquake survivors. Rotary International recognized her services by awarding her with the highest award 'Service above Self'.

Established an industrial home in Pindi Ghaib.

Sponsored free education for 10 children at Bright Future School Faisalabad.

Supporting an Industrial Home for Ladies and a Health centre in District Gujrat.

Actively participating in the district Polio Plus campaign.

Organized several Medical camps at Islamabad Muzaffarabad and Gujrat.

Organized Free Legal Aid Centre for women and children .

International Service:

Husband and wife are both Paul Harris fellows.

Visited Rotary Club of Buffalo, New Orleans, Middlesex, Rochestor, Luton, New Delhi,Jaipur and Noida.

Actively participated and hosted G.S.E teams especially from Germany, Holland 2000, BrazilSouth Korea.

Hosted Family Exchange Teams from Jaipur, Delhi NCR, Mayur, Vihar and Noida City.

Facilitated a number of foreign dignitaries including 2006-07 RI President Bill Boyd.

Coordinated several international Rotary teams from various countries during the Earthquake Relief Efforts during 2005-06.

Affiliation / Membership:

Member, Zakat Committee, Islamabad

Executive Member, Women Chamber of

Commerce and Industry, Islamabad

Member, Girls Guide Association of Pakistan

Member, Business and Professional Women

Member, Pakistan Hair & Beauty Association

Member, Behbood Association

Member, Citizen Police Liaison Committee

Member, Ladies Shooting Club of Pakistan

Civic & Social Responsibilities:

Member, Zakat Committee, Islamabad

Executive Member, Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Member, Girls Guide Association of Pakistan

Member, Business &Professional Women Club

Member, Gun Club of Pakistan

Member, Pakistan Hair and Beauty Association

Member, Conciliation Committee for Women Police Station