Based in New York, entrepreneur, actress, author, Nabila Khashoggi heads a skin care products company, Nabila K, that develops products made from the finest naturally derived ingredients. Her current philanthropic efforts are focused on The Children For Peace.

Co-founded by Nabila Khashoggi’s step-mother, Lamia Khashoggi, The Children For Peace addresses the situations of children around the world for whom survival itself is a pressing issue. The nonprofit’s leadership has expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that much time and money is spent to research the plight of various populations of children while nothing is done to change the circumstances that threaten their lives.

The Children For Peace pays no salaries or directors’ fees, and, except for the cost of filing the necessary documents annually with the Italian government, all monies donated go directly to the programs the organization sponsors. These programs are in Ethiopia, Mali, and the Palestinian Territories, and primarily provide food, medical attention, and education.


About Nabila Khashoggi

A veteran businesswoman, philanthropist, mother, and actress, Nabila Khashoggi’s multifaceted career spans three decades and residence on several continents. Working primarily to secure financing for entertainment and industrial projects from her office in New York, Nabila Khashoggi is also about to market a new line of natural cosmetic products. Intending to raise childhood awareness of other cultures, geography, and the environment, she is also writing a children’s comic book series, entitled Spartan and the Green Egg. Nabila Khashoggi received her education in France, Switzerland, and England, later accepting a position as a Vice President of Triad Commercial Corporation and Al-Nasr Trading, companies that her father controlled. Her daily responsibilities involved import-and-export transactions, commodities trading, project development, and the financing of agricultural complexes in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. In 1983, Nabila Khashoggi co-founded Infolex, a search engine for travel information developed by software engineers with design and marketing experience whose work anticipated the technology on which today’s travel search engines rely. This cutting-edge solution provided users with speedy access to travel information at airports and hotels throughout Europe and North America. For the next three years, Nabila Khashoggi worked with her brother to establish Mara Intrepids Camp as a Kenyan tourist destination. She also devoted energy to developing and marketing properties in such major markets as London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles. Another one of her ventures during this period involved financing and marketing mobile hospital units and associated medical equipment. With ambitions beyond business, Nabila Khashoggi has pursued training as an actress, performing on stage, in film, and on television. She is a committed supporter of The Children for Peace (ONLUS), an Italian-based nonprofit organization benefitting children in third-world countries. She is the mother of two sons and actively encourages environmental responsibility and organic lifestyle habits.

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