Sofia Sabbina Malik formerly trained as an artist from the NCA (Lahore) and later pursued a Master’s degree in anthropology and sociology at King’s College London. Growing up in Pakistan she developed an interest in promoting solutions to empower women, girls and families at the grassroots level. She was involved as a volunteer with social development organisations from a young age, and has represented Pakistan at several international conferences as a member of the YWCA. She is also an avid environmentalist and lives in London with her husband and 3 year old son.