The Melbournian knew at four years old that she was destined to be a fashion designer. But that was only the beginning of her plan.

How it all began

Michelle Aznavorian's entrepreneurial spirit kicked in as a teenager, when she launched her own eBay business to fund her way through fashion school. Now at 28 years old, her label, Misha Collection, is stocked in 80 countries by retailers like ASOS and Selfridges.

Last year, the label grabbed worldwide headlines when an international celebrity modelled for Misha Collection’s Sydney Fashion Week show. The show led to Misha being invited to New York Fashion Week and new stockists, such as Saks.

Empowering women

After building her own global fashion empire, Michelle is dedicated to helping other women. "I design products to empower women, to make them feel confident and sexy, and to really love who they are. I have built this business on my own, so I'm able to teach that to other younger women."

At NAB, we’re proud to support future leaders like Michelle. We’re committed to empowering and inspiring our future women leaders, with mentoring and networking programs like NAB Board Ready, which prepare talented women at NAB for board positions in the future.

Making a mark in international fashion

And helping more women do the same.

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