Nafisa Bakkar is the CEO of Amaliah.com, a media company and agency that amplifies the voices of Muslim women, and Halal Gems, a food discovery platform and street food festival which has seen over 150,000 attendees.
Nafisa has written for titles like Ad Age, Campaign Magazine, the Independent and Forbes. Amaliah.com has featured internationally, from CNN to WIRED and Guardian.
In Feb 2019, her essay on the representation of Muslim women in media and advertising has been published in It’s Not About The Burqa, making it an Amazon bestseller in 4 categories and one of the top 100 books. Nafisa’s work and ideas have gained recognition across Forbes 30 under 30, Ad Age Women to Watch Europe 2019, Evening Standard Progress 1000 Most Influential in Media, FT & Inclusive Boards #IB100 Bame Leaders and Kindness in Leadership supported by Unilever.