Business & Entrepreneurship

40 Women to Watch 2019: Aziza Khabbush is amplifying the reach of international young leaders doing good


Aziza Khabbush

Aziza Khabbush is part of The Tempest’s 40 Women to Watch 2019, which spotlights extraordinary women and femmes making waves in their industries or passions of choice.

Aziza Khabbush is the co-founder of the Omnis Institute, a platform that aims to amplify the reach of local leaders. The reach of the Omnis Institute is truly global, focusing on mentoring international young leaders.

Aziza was born in the UK to Libyan parents. Following the Arab Spring, Aziza endeavored to contribute to the rebuilding process. She started fundraising with the #IamTawfik organization, using her network to donate several thousand pounds to support internally displaced Libyans.
Growing from that experience, Aziza has grown Omnis in just two years to become an international powerhouse, all while completing her Ph.D. in Biochemistry.