Khalia Ismain

Khalia Ismain

Founder, Jamii

Khalia Ismain is the co-founder of Jamii, an online marketplace and discovery platform for black creators and makers in the UK. Launched in 2016, Jamii is home to more than 250 makers and has organically grown a community of more than 38,000 people keen to align their purchase with purpose. Named as one of HSBC's "Top 25 Black Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2021", she is on a mission to make shopping with community-owned businesses as easy as possible.
Khalia is also a member of the Lloyd's Bank Black Business Advisory Committee and a mentor on the Virgin Start Up programme.