Marvi Sirmed is a Pakistani journalist and a blogger. She is also working as a political commentator, freelance columnist, human rights activist and secularist. Her husband is Sirmed Manzoor. She joined the South Asia Partnership Pakistan and has established many organizations for women working in Punjab and Sindh. In 2000, she joined the Institute of Overseas Pakistanis and contributed in Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency.
Marvi Sirmed came into the field of journalism in 1990. She first wrote various articles in national dailies such as daily news, daily jang, Khabrein, etc. She has also taught chemistry and English linguistics at a public school in Pakistan. Sirmed has covered wars in the Palestinian Territories, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Chechnya, Bosnia, Azad Kashmir and Sri Lanka.
Marvi has also for the United Nations development program (UNDP) and Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development (SDPD) as the national Project Manager of a parliamentary development project. She has also worked with the Ministry of Women Development (Government of Pakistan) as an institutional development specialist and with the National Commission on the Status of Women, as a UNDP expert and a policy advocacy expert. She can be followed on her twitter account, twitter.com/marvisirmed .