Regional Director, World Yoga Federation; Corporate Lawyer and Wellness Expert
Aliya Agha is a Chevening scholar and holds a Master's degree in law from University College London. She is a licensed advocate of the High Court and a professional corporate lawyer with more than 17 years of extensive legal and corporate management experience. She is also an environmentalist and activist on human rights issues who has served at key positions in the ILO, UNICEF, and UNDP. Agha turned her back on a successful legal career to pioneer the first education academy on holistic wellness in Pakistan, Aliya Agha Academy of Internal Arts, accredited by regulatory bodies in the USA. She has been facilitating wellness sessions in universities & has written on the topic in Daily Times. Agha is a cancer survivor who aims to raise awareness for other survivors. Based in Islamabad, she is currently the Regional Director of World Yoga Federation.