Roya Mahboob is the Founder and Executive Director of Digital Citizen Fund. She was recognized in 2013 by Time as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World for her work in Afghanistan. Since then, she has received broad recognition and growing support for the Digital Citizens Fund. In 2014 she was honored by the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards as a Civic Innovator. In 2015, she was named as a young leader by the World Economics forum. Roya is also sits on the advisory board of the Global Thinkers Forum.