A retired judge of the Lahore High Court, Nasira Iqbal is a graduate of Kinnaird College, Lahore. She completed her LLM from Harvard after getting married and having two children. In addition to being an advocate and retired judge, she is also a professor of law at Quaid-e-Azam Law College and School of Law. She was president of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (2009) and also a member of the Pakistan Law and Justice Commission. She has spoken around the world at many forums on women and human rights. Her awards include, Sitara-e-Imtiaz (2020); the Fatima Jinnah Medal for Women’s Rights (2006 & 2021); Woman of the Year Star Award (2007); and Wonder Woman Award (2011). Her non-legal experience includes being a Trustee of Transparency International Pakistan; Trustee, Ferozsons Trust; President Punjab Mental Health Association (Fountain House); Member, Interfaith Dialogue Austria; and Global Women’s Peace Initiative. She was a member of PILDAT; is a member of Pakistan SOS Children’s Villages; is a member of the Syndicate Punjab University; is a former member of the Syndicate Fatima Jinnah Women University; and Goodwill Ambassador of the Child Care Foundation, Lahore.