Marvi Mazhar Karachi-based Marvi Mazhar is an architect, a heritage enthusiast, and a civil society activist. She graduated from the Indus Valley School of Architecture (IVSAA) in 2009 and joined architect Yasmeen Lari’s Heritage Foundation. After completing her Masters from the University of Turin, Italy, in 2013, she established her own architecture and design studio.
Ms Mazhar served as Director at PeaceNiche (T2F) from 2015 to 2016. She founded the Pakistan Chowk Community Centre in 2016. and also served as a member of the Lahore Conservation Society, Karachi Biennale 2017, Secretary to South Asia Foundation (SAF-Pakistan) & ICCOMOS. She was the Project Manager of the National History Museum (Lahore, Pakistan), conceptualized by The Citizens Archive of Pakistan. As an independent Heritage Consultant, in 2018 she was appointed as adviser to the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, and National History & Literary Heritage Division.