Fashion designer. Creator of the program "Fashion for development".
1950, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Peace Prize 2004
For its activities related to poverty eradication and development aid. Creator of the “Fashion for Development” program, with which she has created an artisanal structure in her native country, Bangladesh, to lift entire communities out of poverty. This prestigious and internationally recognized program employs more than 30,000 artisans in Bangladesh, where 123 million people survive on a per capita income of $ 216.
The award was presented in Barcelona.