Alia Khan Talks ‘Women in Leadership’ at the Upcoming Summit

Alia Khan Talks ‘Women in Leadership’ at the Upcoming Summit

April 6, 2016

Based in Dubai, UAE, Alia Khan is the Founder and Chairwoman of Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC), an organization established for the development of the Islamic fashion and design industry worldwide. With offices in 5 countries and growing rapidly to other countries, IFDC is the world’s leading fashion and design (art, architecture, interiors, etc.) council representing the Islamic economy and its stakeholders.

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Raised in Canada and the USA, Alia worked on her own fashion creations with a fusion twist, which led to setting up her own independent media and marketing company in Los Angeles, winning high profile clients like Procter and Gamble.

In 2005, Alia was brought on the organizing team for the Arab and World Media Conference in Dubai, which expanded her exposure to the region. With the help of scientists, researchers, and scholars Alia offers a personal development program through IFDC that has been deemed a ‘life changer’.

Alia has had the privilege of working with experts from around the world and is a recognized industry expert and speaker at top business forums, conferences, and events including World Islamic Economic Forum, Turin Islamic Economic Forum, among other government and private events.

Alia has also been featured in multiple global publications including Thomson Reuters GIES Report 2014/2015, Euro Monitor’s Halal Fashion and Arts booklets, Elle Magazine, Financial Times, and more.

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About Islamic Fashion and Design Council

The Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) provides support, development opportunities, and services to those who wish to participate in the noble Islamic fashion and design (arts, architecture, interiors, etc.) industry. Whether Muslim or Non-Muslim, the IFDC encourages enthusiasts to learn about what it means to adhere to the modest dressing principles and the arts of Islam – it is a part of empowerment that they aim to showcase. The Consumer participants help the IDFC to satisfy the demands of this overwhelming industry where Islamic fashion alone is headed toward a $484 billion market.

For membership in the IFDC, visit

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