Melanie Elturk is the co-founder and CEO of Haute Hijab and a thought leader in modest fashion. A former civil rights attorney, Melanie brings her passion for social justice to the fashion industry in working to normalize hijab in the mainstream and build the first global hijab brand.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Melanie is a graduate of Wayne State University and received her J.D. from the University’s law school. She was named one of Inc.'s 100 Female Founders in 2019 and has been featured in the New York Times, WWD, NBC Today, Vogue Arabia, Glamour, InStyle and others.