Syeda Shehla Raza
Starting her political career in 1986 by joining People’s Student Federation (PSF)—a student wing of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)— Syed Shehla Raza, within a span of three years, was elected Joint Secretary, PSF, and later Joint Secretary, PPP Women’s Wing, in Karachi. In 2005, she became General Secretary, Women’s Wing, PPP, in Karachi. In 2008 she was unanimously elected Deputy Speaker in the Thirteenth Assembly of the Sindh Assembly, and re-elected in 2013 for that position in the Fourteenth Assembly. She is also Vice President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Sindh Branch.