Young social activist, responsible ad a concerned citizen, Ms. Maryum Shahid belongs to Chikaar district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and was born on June 27, 1997. She is a promising young leader working on national and international events and for her community since very young age. Her childhood was not like a usual child.Starting from a village school after Hifz, her education was cut off by 2005 . The main victims of this disaster were educational institutes, that resumed after a year. During her vacations, she provides free tuition to the students of her village. She worked in a Government institute for about four months that started English medium classes for the first time for primary school students. Joining hands with her fellows and teachers she founded a society for promoting education in her district.
As a Civil Engineer by profession, she believes to bring the change not only by improving infrastructure but by changing the mindsets of her people in a healthy and positive way. Ms. Shahid has attended various workshops and seminars regarding, health, education, women empowerment, political awareness and development, other life skills or community welfare related issues. She is currently working with Kashmir Student Society as an Executive Member of women wing. She is also the Executive Member of Pak Tehreek-e-Insaf, Women Wing. She was honored to be selected as a youngest participant of next generation voice AJK Forum 2016 by the British council and CPDR, where she along with various national policy makers suggested reforms on multiple areas of governance including Education, Health, Police and Criminal Justice, e-governance and Judiciary. Ms. Maryum shahid wants to utilize her abilities and gain more insight on the political scenario of Pakistan.
PROVINCEAzad Jammu Kashmir
COMMITTEEYouth Standing Committee on Finance