Ms. Saba Ismail

Ms. Saba Ismail is executive director of Aware Girls, a Peshawar-based NGO that she co-founded at the age of 15, along with a group of other young women, which works to empower women through training and advocacy. In 2010, she was a civil society representative at the Informal Interactive Hearing of the General Assembly with Non-Governmental Organizations, Civil Society and the Private Sector at the United Nations headquarters. As a 2013 Hurford Youth Fellow, Ms. Ismail is developing online seminars on the role of young women in emerging democracies.