Shehzil Malik is a designer and illustrator with a focus on human rights, feminism and South Asian identity. She is an internationally published book illustrator and leads a studio that works on social impact projects and collaborations in fashion design, publication design and branding. Her work has been featured in CNN, DW, BBC and Forbes with clients including Sony Music, Penguin USA, Oxfam, New York Times, Sterling Publishing and GIZ.
She is a Fulbright scholar with an MFA in Visual Communication Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is also part of the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN). She was a contributing artist and panelist at the Oslo Freedom Forum 2019 and has previously worked as an art director at Ogilvy & Mather, Lahore.