“Wanting to Be Financial Independent as a Child Is What Pushed Me towards Entrepreneurship”

Episode 9,  Nov 07, 2021, 02:35 PM

Her Excellency Sara Al Madani is a well-known fashion designer, restaurant owner, tech-preneur and entrepreneur. In 2014, she was selected by His Highness Sheikh D.r Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi as a board member at Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, making her the youngest on the board. In 2017 Sara was selected to be on the board of the UAE SME Council in the ministry of economy of Dubai.
Sara was inspired to start her own business at the age of 15. Following her success as a young entrepreneur and business woman, Sara was selected to inspire women in the UAE to be more active and self-confident in order to achieve business success. Recognized for her creativity and hard work, Sara is an honoured speaker in many universities, colleges and institutes. She truly believes that it is important to be an active member of the community, inspiring the younger generation and continuously sharing knowledge, experience and information therefore she started her public speaking journey, speaking and giving Keynote speeches in more than 182 events in the year 2016 - 2018.
-Board member at Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
- Board Member at the shjSEEN Board of Trustees. (Sharjah Chamber of commerce and industry)
- Board Member of the SME Projects and Enterprise Council. (Ministry of Economy)​Business:
-Founder & Owner of Rouge Couture now known as Sara Al Madani Fashion Design. (Found in 2002)
-Owner / partner in Shabarbush resturant. (Found in 2016)
-Owner of Social Fish innovative idea consultancy.
-Hulatek (Los Angeles based technology company).​

Recent achievements:
- 2011 – SME stars of business Awards
- Emirati entrepreneur of the year award2012 – L’Officiel Arab Woman Awards
- Young designer of the year award 2012 – Emirates Woman Award
- Appreciation award for being innovative in the fashion industry 2013 – Emirates Woman Award
- Best strategic and financial planning award2018 – Ecosystem Influencer of the Year Award2018
- GCC Inspiring Women Leaders award