International honor to two South African women of Indian origin

Two South African women of Indian origin receive international honors

International honor to two South African women of Indian origin
Two South African women of Indian origin receive international honors

Two young Indian-origin women from the South African city of Pretoria have won international recognition for their exemplary leadership work this week. One of them is a 21-year-old beauty products entrepreneur and the other a 30-year-old architect. Beauty product entrepreneur Rabia Ghur received the Forbes Women's Africa 'Young Achievers' award for 2021, while architect Sumaiya Valley was included in the Times-100 list for 2021. This honor is given to those people who shape the future with their leadership ability.

The award for Ghur was announced during the virtual Forbes summit. At the age of 14, Ghur started Switch Beauty, her online beauty store for makeup and skincare. Dropping out of school two years later, she was inspired to focus on business full time. Ghur said “I started researching with my ultimate goal of product origin, formulation, e-commerce, packaging, manufacturing, design to create a beauty brand that doesn’t break boundaries and other things like that. that people actually use.