(MENAFN - Arab News) Faryal imran a teacher from pakistan is a happy lady today. she was working as an elementary teacher for the last 10 years with a dream to start her own montessori school but was not able to start due to many reasons.
a dubai-based company recently stepped forward to power her business dream. the company awarded aed100000 to faryal to fulfill her dream.
four other ladies abhilasha poddar (india) sandra tippets ann mejorada and rosele diana (philippines) also received aed100000 each to launch their dream businesses in the uae.
'thanks to globuzz who created the platform of 'red high heels' and gave a chance to women to become an entrepreneur and dare to dream. i am thankful to globuzz management for believing in my dream and making it possible to come true" added faryal
the event was powered by ministry of international cooperation and development abu dhabi executive council of the government of ras al-khaimah dubai department of economic and fujairah free trade zone.
the event opened with a plaque of appreciation for the first woman minister of the united arab emirates sheikha lubna bint khaled al qassimi minister of international cooperation and development and president of zayed university. halla lootah director of government communications received the award on behalf of sheikha lubna from gayathri bhardwaj founder and director of globuzz the company behind the initiative.
'we aim at creating 100 successful women entrepreneurs in the uae by 2018 5 years from toda" added gayathri bhardwaj.
'red high heels aims to shape innovative viable business models led by entrepreneurs that guarantee to face future obstacles in a flexible and effective manner and emerge winners. new entrepreneurs must gain a better idea of the levels of services and the implementation of uae government policies" she added.