Mary Emily Gonsalves

Sister Mary Emily FC with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz medal

Mary Emily Gonsalves is a Roman Catholic nun from Karachi, Pakistan.


From 1972 to 1982 Sister Mary Emily FC of the Daughters of the Cross religious order was the Principal of the St. Joseph's College (Karachi), Pakistan.[1] St. Joseph's is one of Pakistan's leading Colleges. In 2007, 1,548 students were studying in the college with a total of 78 teachers.[2]

In 2005, when St. Joseph's College was returned to the Catholic Board of Education, Sr Emily was again appointed principal.[3]

On 23 March 2009 the Government of Pakistan awarded Sr. Emily the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, which she received from the Governor of Sindh. This was in recognition of her services to education.[4]


  1. "So much to do Dawn 18 August 2004".
  2. From private to public and back again The News, Karachi, August 15, 2007
  3. "Dawn 2005/05/08". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007.
  4. "Daily Times 24 March 2009".

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