Monday, July 16, 2007

Entrepreneur Charge - Meet Sumaya Kazi

I have been a reader of this blog called and seen it evolve and grow into an online magazine for the past 2 years. What amazed me is their adapting to the market in simple ways by adding features and bringing in new additions to their team, relentlessly perfecting their site and newsletter magazine.

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting the founder Sumaya Kazi, 24 year old female charged with energy and an amazing clarity if her ideas of team building and great dreams for making the world a better place.

Sumaya has organically scaled her team geographically spread over the world, all working part-time renumerated by pure passion for their common project - the desiconnect that scaled and grew to including latinconnect, africanaconnect and

Many of you may have seen Sumaya on CNN, she is an example of building startup energy with great team, focus and passion. Her passion is not big business models, making money, eyeballs - simply following her heart to change the typecast of different cultures and creating role models for all to follow.

Hope this inspires all of us to march ahead with our dreams for ideas we are passionate about.


Junaid said...

DesiConnect .. first I heard about it .. Its great to see sites breaking the stereotype and volunteers working to do something meaningful :)

great strory !

Adrian McCluskey said...

An interesting article on DesiConnect. I'd not heard of them previously. Thank you for the information.
all the best for the future.

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