Mona Abdul Karim, Emirati born in Denmark, began her career in fashion design at an early age. Graduating with a Bachelors degree from the American University in Dubai and holding various fashion design course certificates from French Fashion University and more, Mona decided to merge her educational business background with her talent in fashion design to create the very popular emerging brand, MAK Dubai. Founded in 2009. MAK Dubai has grown tremendously from being a home operated business to having their flagship store in Dubai and stocking at numerous boutiques across the UAE including Dubai Mall. Also holding private launches for VIP and media guests to launch new collections. Shortlisted by Gulf News as “ One of the Top 10” brands within the UAE. Sponsored fashion events on Noor Dubai TV show and been featured in several magazine editorials including Usrati, Ahlan, L’officiel and more. Mona has appeared on several TV interviews including MBC “ Sabah al Khair Ya Arab” to represent MAK Dubai. Mona has won prizes such as the best designer at the “ I heart the art” event and has participated in the first hologram show played in Dubai Mall. Also participated in the longest catwalk in Dubai Mall Fashion Week and has had several fashion shows at the Dubai Mall and Exhibited in Downtown Dubai.