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Fizzah Khan


Fizzah Khan is the founder and chief executive officer of Creative Brains, an organization that cultivates entrepreneurship in underprivileged and underrepresented communities in Pakistan. She works directly with poverty-stricken individuals to support small startups. The support ranges from skills training and market consultancy, to research and strategy building, to growing a virtual mentorship network that develops new ideas. Fizzah is also passionate about women’s rights and justice, and provides counselling to women on issues of empowerment and raising voices against religious extremism. Fizzah belongs to Swat Valley, but moved to Karachi to pursue her dreams and elevate her voice. She started working as a news anchor with News One, and served as a motivational speaker, trainer, and documentary maker. She believes the only path to positive change in society is strengthening democracy and achieving inclusive and sustainable development..

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