DWE celebrates the role of women in business

DWE is a global social networking platform founded by Pushpa Jaleel to support women empowerment and SMEs.

Published: Fri 21 Jan 2022, 12:30 PM

Dazzling Women Entrepreneurs Group (DWE) hosted its first icebreaker event at the Crowne Plaza Dubai, Jumeirah Hotel, on December 16, 2021. DWE is a global social networking platform founded by Pushpa Jaleel to support women empowerment and SMEs. Jaleel is the CEO and managing partner of PJZONE Corporate Services that specialises in business strategy and consulting, project management, specialised insurance and much more. She has been in the industry for over 24 years and her role as the CEO and managing director, for over two decades has earned her a place in the Middle East financial sector. Gaining multitude of experience, meeting and befriending people of various fields, building her core network has made her more ambitious, proactive, strong and a confident businesswoman and entrepreneur. An avid believer in building relationships and maintaining them for the long-term has been her key motto.

On the social front, she is also a member of the Indian Business Council (IBPC) and Gulf Maharashtra Business Forum (GMBF). Since 2000, Jaleel has been associated with a large Movement Ekatvam and Ekam University HQ in India and is recognised as a certified Middle East head trainer. Over the years she has attended various awakening courses, helped spread awareness, and contributed towards humanitarian community services.

The event received positive feedback and was attended by Dr Yaqoob Al Ali, executive director and private advisor for the office of Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum; Maktoum Almarzouqi, director, Almarzouqi Group; Sameera Rizwan Sajan and Shabnam N Kassam, directors at Danube; Shilpa Shirodkar, Bollywood actress; Dr Shams Abdullah Alamro, international judge of human rights at United Nations; Dr Jean Shahdadpuri, MD, Nikai Group of Companies; Juhi Y Khan, founder, Future Philanthropist CSR Company, and Lara Tabet, TV presenter.

Speaking about building a business, Jaleel said that sixty two per cent of women business owners are between the ages of 40-59 years. She further said: “Networking is an investment in your business. Building business relationships are highly important in the UAE, therefore, stay connected, bond and network".

Jaleel said that gender is not a necessary criteria to achieve big in the entrepreneurial world. On the topic of personal growth for women in business today, Jaleel advises: “Showcase your passion. Make your goals visible through your character and your actions. Learn from one another and lead an enriched professional life".

Jaleel has also announced her interest to train, mentor, and share her experiences and knowledge with young online women business owners.

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