Nishat Riaz

Nishat Riaz is an educationalist and social activist, currently serving as the Director Education, British Council Pakistan. With an engineering degree in Electronics and Communications, Nishat holds the unique distinction of being the first female engineer from Gilgit Baltistan.

For her contributions in the field of imparting knowledge, Nishat has also been awarded the honorary title of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire-MBE by Her Majesty – The Queen of United Kingdom.