Co-founder and Executive Director of Aware Girls
Saba Ismail is a feminist, peace activist and is working for the empowerment of young women. At the age of 15, with other young women fellows She co-founded "Aware Girls"; a young women led organization working for empowering young women by strengthening the leadership capacity of young women enabling them to work for social change and women empowerment, and advocate for equal access of women to health, education, governance, political participation, and other social services.
She supported the idea of strengthening girls voices to bring prosperity in her community, and firmly believes that change has to come through younger generation. She joined Aware Girls as Executive Director in 2011.
She is a co founder of the South Asian Regional Feminists Forum on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, is an alumna of the International Visitors Leadership Program USA and the first female Hurford Youth Fellow.
Foreign Policy Magazine acknowledged her bravery and activism by recognizing her as one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2013.
She also received award from “The British High Commission in Islamabad” and was acknowledged in the “30 under 30 Campaign by the “National Endowment for Democracy” for her long struggle for democracy, peace and women’s rights.