Rabia Aziz is the Founder of Special Needs Pakistan, an online awareness platform created in 2013. She is a motivational speaker, facilitator, social worker and professional that has spoken at many diverse platforms, from Facebook, TEDx, WOW (Women of the World), Ponds, Unilever, Shan Foods, Engro Corp, Beyond Beauty, Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP), and USAID among others. In 2019, she had the privilege of mentoring both at Facebook and as a Ponds Miracle Woman.
Rabia is also the force behind Aaliya’s Care Packages, a social care initiative to help sick children and struggling maternity wards. During the Covid-19 Pandemic, she initiated live sessions to raise awareness for mental health issues and to promote mindfulness in coping with challenges faced by her community. She also started a campaign called #ChooseKind, to inculcate awareness, tolerance and kindness into Pakistani global communities. Rabia is at the front of her field as an integrative therapist, a certified clinical trauma specialist and a certified life coach. She believes in the power of ‘Knowing your Now’ and pursues the ideology that hard work and hope combined can unlock all kinds of potentials.