Shahd Al Shehail is the mastermind behind Saudi fashion label Abadia, which marries heritage and style in a sustainable way. A strong advocate of ethical fashion, she was also the co-founder and CEO of Just, a social enterprise aiming to bring transparency in fashion supply chains, bring dignity, and save lives.
Shahd is also an inspiring global member at Acumen Fund, where she worked globally in Rwanda, Turkey, Armenia, and India. She has been a guest speaker at major global events such as Harvard Social Enterprise Conference and the Youth Philanthropy Summit.
The 34-year-old fashion designer makes her ethical luxury label stand out by adding a contemporary touch to traditional crafts. With the image of today’s nomads in mind, her creative designs are unique pieces binding history, class and elegance.