Madi Sharma

Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC), Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Madi is an Entrepreneur who founded and runs the Madi Group, a group of International private sector & not for profit companies and NGOs. Her philosophy is to create 7 Billion innovative ideas tailored to local action which can achieve global impacts beneficial to a sustainable society. Madi titles herself ‘Victim to Changemaker’ as her personal experience has taken her through the University of Life as a victim of domestic violence, a single parent and entrepreneurship as she established her first company from her kitchen at home, which grew to 2 factories and 35 staff. She has received the honours of Asian Woman of Achievement, UK’s Best Boss and a Prime Ministers appointment to The European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, representing the Employer’s Group as well as the All Ladies League Award ‘Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All”. Madi is a public speaker internationally, particularly in the field of entrepreneurship, female entrepreneurship, diversity, gender balance and her passion for corporate social responsibility CSR. Her presentations, spoken from the heart, motivate and inspire and seek to make others consider their ability to affect change. She presents and teaches in schools, universities and to forward thinking businesses and organisations. Madi has given 3 TEDx speeches and is the author of Madi No Excuses!

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