Her Excellency Shaikha Moaza Obaid Suhail Al Maktoum, the chairperson of Pride Group belongs to the Al Maktoum Family, the rulers of United Arab Emirates. As behoves her blue-blooded lineage, Shaikha rightly possesses the attributes that live up to her statures like inimitable leadership skills, vision, ambition, drive, clarity of mind and unwavering focus constantly inspiring and motivating all those around her. Owing to her undying zeal and unflinching commitment towards her ventures Shaikha has earned fame not merely in Dubai but also worldwide.
Shaikha Moaza started off as an intern editor with Al Bayan Newspaper in 1981. She went on to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of the organization. It was during this period that Shaikha went on to realize her true calling of being an entrepreneur and diversifying herself in myriad business ventures.
As Shaikha reiterates, “We all have such a short period of time on earth, why not benefit from it and do something unique and worthwhile”. Corresponding to this philosophy and mindset Her Excellency has mentored over 70 diversified businesses in healthcare, hospitality, real estate, education, Information Technology and the retail services sectors to mention just a few.
Due to her astute business acumen, Shaikha has envisioned and attained business expansion in over 45 countries and thus enabled in sustaining livelihoods for thousands of people all over the world.
We all have such a short period of time on earth, why not benefit from it and do something unique and worthwhile
- Shaikha Moaza Obaid Suhail Al Maktoum
Being the multi-faceted personality that Shaikha is, she has never shirked but has always been proactive in doing her bit for society and is associated with a wide spectrum of charitable organizations and initiatives. Her specific focus pertains to humanitarian causes that involve the empowerment and emancipation of women, especially in the Indian subcontinent. Shaikha is known to be a strong advocate for women’s rights and education.
It is significant to note that in keeping with Shaikha’s stance towards women’s empowerment, she has been a part of the Business Women’s conference in Cairo and the Seminar for Women’s Associations in Marrakesh – Morocco among many others. Shaikha Moaza will always be a shining example for other women to emulate due to her exemplary dynamism, feisty personality and can-do spirit, achieving success in whatever she sets out to do.