Hajjah Fuziah Salleh was born in the state of Johor, but she grew up in Pahang, where she received her early and secondary education in Kuantan, before furthering her studies in the United Kingdom after her form five MCE results was announced to pursue her ‘A Levels’.
Graduated in Counselling Psychology from University of Reading, United Kingdom and later completed her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Wales, United Kingdom.
Fuziah currently is a corporate trainer and training consultant for multinationals, corporate institutions as well as NGOs in the area of human resource development as well as women empowerment.
Earlier days of her involvement in society, she was actively involved in NGOs. In the UK, where she headed a youth organisation The Young Muslims UK, (1988-1992) whose members are youths of different races 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.
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 counselor 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 seventh year.
Fuziah Salleh is currently the National Women Chief of Party Keadilan Rakyat (KeADILan).
A Family Retreat
With a dear friend, Irene Fernandez