Soraya Darabi

Soraya Darabi- CEO of

We love all the women that are utterly crushing it with their intelligence and sense of purpose (like everyone’s favorite Amal Clooney). Now there is someon else to put on your favorites list.
Soraya Darabi co-founder of is a young entrepreneur that along with her partner Maxine Zadat, is now making waves in the fashion industry. is fashion with a brain. Their mission is to get away from the current trend of cheap, disposable fashion.

The Zady fashion line is intended to provide fashion in a more ethical manner. Darabi wants her customers to understand where the clothes that they where come from. In addition, the clothing should be made from sustainable materials in order to reduce impact on the environment.

Darabi was recently featured as one of the “Most Creative People in Business” for the cover of Fast Company Magazine. In 2014, she earned a position as a World Economic Forum “Young Global Leader.” Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She currently resides in Manhattan, New York.

Darabi has a lot of accomplishments ahead of her as her new pop-up shop and Zady fashion line are launched. She says that her goal is to change fashion and this initiative has already begun by sourcing the fashion line completely in the United States. Darabi has also made her mark in the mobile app industry by becoming the co-founder of Foodspotting and as a Product Lead for the online collaboration tool. Both of which made millions and have since been acquired by larger companies.

Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bedat
Soraya Darabi and Maxine