Shiza Shahid joins the We Are One conference line up to share her personal journey and struggle to create social change. Her story includes work with Nobel-Prize winner Malala Yousafzai founding the Malala Fund to advance access to education around the world. She will discuss her mission to create scalable social change today and how millennials must be engaged and inspired to achieve the greatest success. Shiza’s moving presentation will engage you on how ordinary people can make extraordinary waves, and how each of us can become change makers today.
Shiza Shahid is an entrepreneur, technologist, investor and impact leader. She co-founded the Malala Fund with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and led the organization as founding CEO. She focused on creating access to high quality education for all children around the world.
Shahid launched NOW Ventures in Silicon Valley, in partnership with AngelList, the largest Venture Capital Platform in the world. She invests in mission-driven technology startups, that are solving the world’s most pressing challenges through technology, innovation, and high-growth business models.
Shiza is the host of the new USA Today show “ASPIREist,” which inspires millennials to take action on the issues that matter most.
Shiza also graduated from Stanford University with University Distinction. She was a business analyst with McKinsey & Company. She is renowned for her work, receiving many awards as a thought leader. She was named one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 People Changing the World,” Forbes “30 Under 30 – Social Entrepreneurs” and a Tribeca Institute Disruptive Innovator. She is a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council and has been featured in multiple publications, including Forbes, Fast Company, Elle, Glamour, Town and Country, The Edit, CNN, ABC, Al Jazeera, MSNBC and others.