Nuzhat Alam is of South Asian descent, and her career spans Southeast Asia, the Middle East as well as the United States. She got a Master’s degree in English and began her career as an English professor. She came to the U.S. to further her education in 1976. She got a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration and a Specialist in Education and Supervision. She went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science to work in public libraries.
Nuzhat used her education and expertise, working as an award-winning principal of the Pakistan Air Force Teacher Training College for Women. She then established an adjoining Montessori School, the School for Special Education, and a Library earning a reputation throughout the city for excellence in the field. She was a public speaker, delivering talks on Effective Teaching, Curriculum Development and Conflict Management. She also developed Guidelines for developing Curriculum for Gifted Children as well as the children of each disability for the Directorate of Education, Pakistan. She also researched with the BRIDGES team from Harvard University, U.S.A. on Access of Girls to Schooling in Pakistan. She then worked as a principal of the Pakistan Embassy School in Sana’a, Yemen. As a Librarian, she prepared training manuals for librarians and resources for customers and established protocols to set up libraries for private institutions.
Nuzhat has published books in Pakistan to assist in teaching the subject matter at her college and recorded the culmination of her experience in an updated book. Nuzhat believes service to humanity and family are most important in her life.