Born and raised in Saudi Arabia to Pakistani National Parents, Kulsoom moved to Canada in late teenage years for higher education.
Kulsoom’s passion and confidence in her abilities to make a difference in someone’s life helped her choose a career in mental health. Today she holds the title of a behaviour therapist. She works with school-aged children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Kulsoom is a Third culture kid (TCK). She has unparalleled ability to adapt a lifestyle in different cultures and religions. With this, she was able to lay down the groundwork to bring the first ever fashion week in the city of Mississauga in 2015. She is currently a co-founder and executive member. From bathing suits to hijabs, Kulsoom provided a platform for established Canadian designers to showcase their talent and emerging fashion professionals who are looking to get established in the industry. Kulsoom has volunteered in various political campaigns; municipal, provincial and federal. She believes and strives in bringing a positive change for the betterment of the society, and that has motivated her to steer towards political arena as well. Kulsoom considers herself a human activist, above all.
Kulsoom Sayeda will be featured as a Book in our Living Library.