Most famous Urdu Poetess from Pakistan. she had a great fineman influence over her poetry, which made her different from other poets and poetesses.
Parveen was born on 24th November, 1952 in Karachi, Pakistan. She received two undergraduate degrees -- in English literature and linguistics.
She was a teacher for 9 years before joining the Pakistan Civil Service, where she served in the Customs department. In 1986, she was appointed second secretary, CBR in Islamabad.
In 1990, she taught at Trinity College, Connecticut, USA, and then did her masters in public administration at Harvard University in 1991. In 1994, she died in a car accident at age 42. She is survived by her son, Syed Murad Ali.