MEMBER Of MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT FOR KUANTAN, PAHANG
- Secondary Education: Methodist Girls’ School Kuantan
- Graduated in Counselling Psychology from University of Reading, United Kingdom and later continued to pursue her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Wales, United Kingdom
Fuziah until recently is a corporate trainer and training consultant for multinationals, corporate institutions in the area of human resource development as well as activist in NGOs and women empowerment
Married to Dr. Russly Abdul Rahman and has 6 children plus 5 grandchildren.
PARTY POSITION & RESPONSIBILITIES
- PKR Vice President (since November 2010 till now)
- PKR Supreme Council Member
- PKR National Election Director (Feb 2010 till December 2010)
- PKR National Training Director (April 2008 till January 2010)
- PKR Deputy National Election Director (Jun 2007 till May 2009)
- PKR National Women Chief (2000-2007)
- PKR Kuantan Division Chief (since 2002 till now)
- Started in 1999 when party was formed as Deputy National Women Chief (KEADILAN)
- Committee Member of IPU (Inter Parliament Union) Malaysia (March 2008-June 2010)
- Committee Member of AIPA (ASEAN Inter Parliament Assembly) Malaysia
- Committee Member of Gender Caucus Malaysian Parliament Member of Malaysian Parliamentary Friendship Group (Asia Pacific Group)
- Member of AIPMC (ASEAN Inter Parliament Myanmar Caucus) Shadow Parliamentary Committee for Pakatan Rakyat (Prime Minister’s Department)
Earlier days of her involvement in the community, she was actively involved in NGOs. In the UK, where she headed a youth organisation The Young Muslims UK, (1988-1992) whose members are British born Muslim youths from different nationalities in UK.
On returning to Malaysia, she channelled her contributions in an NGO, Jamaah Islah Malaysia (JIM) as head of women’s wing (1993-1999). Her critical views on women issues was often sought by the media at that time. Fuziah was also member of the Supreme Council NCWO in the year 1995-1997. Member of WAC (Women Agenda for Change) & involved in the Formulation of Women’s Agenda For Change -1999. Supreme Council Member NCWO – National Council of Women’s Organization 1995-1997
Experienced in Counselling various interest groups ranging from youth, students, married couples, and women involved in Domestic Violence both in UK as well as in Malaysia, Fuziah was attached to a state government institution as a counsellor in the mid 90’s and was also responsible for the setting up of a voluntary counselling Unit, which is named Unit Kaunseling Islah JIM (1993) where she later became advisor and trainer for the volunteers there. Her vast experience in counselling has also been proven very valuable in helping members of society.
Among her contributions is to initiate work on a shelter home for young girls, Raudhatus Sakinah, which until today has operated into its thirtienth year.
Founder member for WIRDA (Women’s Institute For Research Development and Advancement)
REPRESENTING MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT
- Member of Delegation of the Malaysian Parliament for the AIPA meeting in Singapore 13-18th August 2008
- Member of Delegation of the Malaysian Parliament to the IPU Assembly in Geneva, 11-16th October 2009
- Debated in the Forum Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Renewable Energies, during the assembly
- Represented the Malaysian Parliament to the IPU Regional Seminar in Cambodia April 2009
- Member of Delegation of the Malaysian Parliament for the AIPA meeting in Pattaya, Thailand 2nd-8th August 2009
- Delegation from Malaysia to the 8th Workshop of the IPU Forum on Security Sector Governance in South East Asia (IPF-SSG), Jakarta