Princess Khaliya Aga Khan
Advocate for mental health and a Columbia University-trained public health specialist.
Through her foundation, Falkora, Khaliya is working to transform society's understanding of mental health issues and push for faster innovation in the field. Her advocacy has earned her a spot on the World Economic Forum's Futures Council on the Future of Health and Healthcare. She was on the braintrust for the Obama White House-sponsored 2016 United State of Women Summit, where she was also a speaker. Other speakers at the daylong event included former President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Warren Buffet and Oprah Winfrey. Khaliya is on the leadership council for the 2017 Solve Global Challenge on Brain Health for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She's also the permanent curator-in-residence on brain health and neurotech for the Near Future Summit. She's been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Middelthon-Candler Peace Prize, alongside Former First LadyRosalynn Carter, in 2016 and the inaugural Clare Boothe Luce Award for International Service in 2017.