Bogota Summit 2017

Safaath Ahmed Zahir

Maldives

Safaath helps to empower women in the workplace. She gained an internship at a capital market regulatory authority. During her time there she spoke at a seminar promoting the initiative of women joining corporate boards. She was then invited to become the Secretary General of Women on Boards Maldives. Members work to encourage the government and businesses to consider broader female participation in their organisations. Safaath hopes to empower Maldivian women, open a day care centre for children and will release a documentary about women in business in the Maldives.