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Leyla Aliyeva (Azerbaijani: Leyla Əliyeva, born July 3, 1985) is the first daughter of the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. She is editor-in-chief of style magazine "Baku", launched in London in 2011. From 2006 to 2008, Leyla Aliyeva pursued a Masters Degree at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). She was the Chairwoman of the Azerbaijan Club at MGIMO until 2010. In July 2011, the Taraggi (Progress) Medal was conferred upon Leyla Aliyeva for her contributions to the development of Azerbaijan-Russia relations.
Leyla is Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, a non-commercial organisation that carries out a mixture of charitable, cultural and political ambassadorial projects, presided over by Mehriban Aliyeva, the country's First Lady.
Since May 10, 2007, Leyla heads the representative office of the Foundation in Russia.As part of these programmes, Leyla drives charitable initiatives, often with an emphasis on supporting underprivileged youths.
On November 1, 2011 Leyla Aliyeva was awarded a "Key to Life" award at the annual benefit ball of US charity the Children’s Cancer & Blood Foundation
In 2012, Leyla Aliyeva organized an exhibition called "Fly to Baku", showcasing works of 21 artists among which were Leyla Aliyeva's works, too.The exhibition was started in London and the next exhibition was held on April 12, 2012 in Paris, France.