Zainab Salbi, Co-Founder of Women for Women International, has been recognized as a recipient of the prestigious 2023 TIME100 Impact Award.
The award honors global leaders who have made remarkable contributions to their industries and the world.
A distinguished humanitarian, Zainab co-founded Women for Women International when she was 23 years old. In a recent interview with TIME, she shared her personal journey from growing up as child during the Iran-Iraq war to moving to the United States at 20, establishing WfWI years later to support women survivors of the Bosnian War.
Zainab’s unwavering determination to make a difference has left a profound impact on the lives of women survivors of war and conflict around the world. Since its inception in 1993, WfWI has reached over 553,000 women, providing them with hope, healing, and the tools to rebuild their lives. As a TIME100 Impact awardee, she stands as an example of the impact one person can make.