Shiza Shahid

Co-Founder and Ambassador, The Malala Fund

Shiza Shahid is an entrepreneur and social activist of Pakistani origin. She is the co-founder and global ambassador of the Malala Fund, the organization representing the young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for her campaign for girls’ education and is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. A graduate of Stanford University, Shiza was previously a business analyst at McKinsey & Company in the Middle East. She is now leading the Malala Fund in its work to empower girls through education. Shiza was recently named one of TIME magazine’s “30 Under 30 World Changers” and to Forbes “30 Under 30″ list of social entrepreneurs.

Shiza spoke at the 2014 International Women's Day Forum