Fatma Şahin was born in June 20, 1966 in Gaziantep. She is married and mother of two children. She graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering of Istanbul Technical University.
She is the first woman President of Gaziantep Municipality, first Former Family and Social Policy Minister, first female Minister of Southeastern Anatolia Region, first female deputy in Gaziantep.
Deputy of Gaziantep on the terms of 22, 23 and 24th. During the 22th term, she was the member of EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee. She was General Vice President of each one term AK Party Women's Branch and Political Affairs Agency.