50 Most Influential Women in the Arab World
Wed 28 Feb 2018 06:30 AM
Alia Khan

Company: Islamic Fashion and Design Council

Designation: Founder and chairwoman

Country: Pakistan/USA

Led by its Pakistani-American co-founder and chairwoman, the Dubai-based Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) has opened offices in nine countries worldwide and has become the world’s leading fashion and design council representing the Islamic economy and its stakeholders. Through IFDC, Khan has created product lines such as the Pret-A-Cover brand, and hosts a number of ‘modest fashion and design’ events including the IFDC Pop-Up Design Schools, Modest Man, and iDez arts and design, the Modest Channel.

Khan also has an active philanthropic interest in the development of the underprivileged areas of the Muslim world and runs a charity that provides solutions through the aid of top educators and experts from around the world who’ve joined in her commitment to upgrade education systems and eradicate malnutrition with an effective food program.