Ammara Awais is the Director, Office of Student Affairs at the University of Lahore. She is responsible, inter alia, for foreign student in the context of their enrollment, studies and allied functions.
Ammara sits on the Board of Governors of the University of Lahore as well as Board of Trustees of the Ibadat Educational Trust which is the mother body owning a teaching hospital and a school system among other institutions.
She studied business and holds a Master of Science in International Business studies form London University.
Ammara has travelled extensively due to diplomatic duties of her father internationally in mostly conflict related regions as Bosnia Herzegovina, Srilanka, among others. This inculcated an international outlook and an enlightened world view which fits well with her present function as head of student affairs of the university.
She is an active member of the civil society and a flag bearer in the pursuit of enlightenment and harmony among diverse groups. The university runs over 35 student societies where students pursue extra curriculum activities and Ammara is a role model for them.
Ammara is the National Coordinator of Dukhtaran-e-Pakistan which is the government project on Women Empowerment. She is also the patron for the Diet and Nutrition Youth Body as well as the Blood Donation Society.
Corporate social responsibility is one of the strengths of the university. Ammara is leading the education and health program of the university for the adjoining rural communities and villages entitled Prosperity Circle.
She is the board member of Pakistan Child Heart Foundation (PCHF) which aims to provide the highest quality of care for children with heart disease, irrespective of their financial means.