Dr. Nowhera Shaik, the founder and CEO of Heera Group and National President of All India Mahila Empowerment Party, is a business woman with vision, integrity and throughout her life she has helped and served the poor and needy. Dr. Nowhera Shaik besides being a world-renowned entrepreneur is a crusader of human rights and savior of women, children and even men in distress and in need. Heera Group, which is a consortium of 2 educational institutions, and 18 companies dealing in diverse fields including, but not limited to gold, investment, textile, jewellery, mineral water, granite, tours & travels, real estate, electronics, Hajj & Umrah services, etc. She is a human rights activist and an Islamic scholar. She is also involved in many humanitarian and charitable activities.
What makes Ms Shaik a unique personality? In the present world, being a woman entrepreneur is a usual thing, but the real challenge for Ms Shaik is to drive her organization in an Islamic way and keep it an ‘Interest-Free’ enterprise. She has emerged as a role model for Indian women and Muslim women in particular.
As an Entrepreneur
Dr. Shaik Nowhera is the founder and CEO of the HEERA GROUP, which is a consortium of 20 companies dealing in diverse fields including but not limited to gold, investment, textile, jewellery, mineral water, granite, tours & travels, real estate, electronics, Hajj & Umrah services, etc.
As a Philanthropist
In fact, Dr Nowhera Shaik started her business to support her charitable activities. Usually, people start businesses first and when they are successful they start supporting some social and charitable causes. Her charitable and social activities include helping the poor, particularly in the areas of education.
As an Islamic scholar
At the age of about 19 years, she started a Madrasa to teach Quran and Hadith with 6 girls. These girls over the years increased to about 300. Most of these girls could not afford any fees. Initially, some philanthropists helped. Along with serving the needs of her people as a whole , Nowhera Shaik is particularly dedicated to the needs of the
women of her community.