Leila Alikarami is an Iranian lawyer and human rights defender. She represented several prisoners of conscience while studying and working in Iran. She was also an active member of Iran's One Million Signatures campaign. In 2009, shortly after her move to the UK, she accepted the RAW in War Anna Politkovskaya Award on behalf of the One Million Campaign. She completed her PhD at SOAS and works at the Centre for Supporters of Human Rights.