Leyla Ilham gyzy
Aliyeva was born on July 3, 1985 in Moscow.
In 2000, she graduated from the Queen`s College in
London and entered the European Business School (EBS).
From 2006 to 2008, Leyla Aliyeva studied for her
Master`s degree at MGIMO (Moscow State Institute for International Affairs) in
Moscow. She remained President of the MGIMO Azerbaijan Club until 2010.
Since May 10, 2007, Leyla Aliyeva has headed the Representative
Office of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Moscow, the Russian Federation.
On December 19, 2007, Leyla Aliyeva launched the first
edition of the glossy magazine BAKU in Moscow, and has remained its Chief
Editor ever since.
From May 8, 2008, Leyla Aliyeva launched the social
initiative “Justice for Khojaly”, a campaign on behalf of the bereaved and
those left destitute as a result of hostilities in the Daghlyg Garabagh conflict.
In May 2008, she became General Coordinator of the OIC
Youth Forum for international dialogue.
In November 2011, in New York, Leyla Aliyeva was
granted the “Key to Life” Award, recognition of her continued involvement in
humanitarian projects benefiting children.
On November 22, 2011, Leyla Aliyeva received a special
Certificate and Commendation from the United Nations.
She is married, has