International Focus Magazine Vol. 4, #1 - Page 52

M A Soaring New Development for HITDC Maliha Mian has had quite a journey since graduating with a BBA from University of Houston in 2002. She earned a law degree and started her own prac- tice, Mian & Associates Law Firm PLLC, representing clients on issues related to business, procurement, en- tertainment, immigration and family matters. Maliha was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in 2015. Since then, she has developed Got Boobs? — an innovative social media networking platform that pro- vides a comprehensive solution to the emotional roller coaster that ac- companies a breast cancer diagnosis. The platform launched last summer and Maliha is founder and CEO of the company. Her soaring spirit drives an efficient system around her for her life as a lawyer, mother, friend, and partner in so many accounts. She has high standards that her team members value and share as well. With humble account- ability in all she executes, she challenges herself to bring justice and information to the community by taking ini- 52 iF Magazine | January 2019 By Sonia Guimbellot tiative. When adversity or challenges come near, you can expect to see her spear-head them into non-existence … which brings us to the new devel- opment for our organization. The Houston International Trade Development Council (HITDC) is excited to announce Maliha Mian, JD as Vice President-Elect for 2019. Maliha will Chair HITDC’s Mem- bership Division as well as develop new and progressive international initiatives. She serves on the South Asian Chamber of Commerce and other boards previously. Maliha is conducting lots of community events to help and support the local com- munity. As Managing Member of Mian & As- sociates Law Firm PLLC, Maliha provides legal counsel- ing for companies and individuals in the following legal practice areas: business transactions, entertainment trans- actions, government contracts, immigration, wills & trusts, and family law. Maliha further provides In-House Coun- sel services, a unique service tailored to small and medi- um-sized businesses to help plan and protect for their suc- cess. Her clientele will tell you accounts of when she has