Malini Saba’s Achievements in Business and Community Development

Malini Saba is a U.S based tycoon who is recognized for building a business empire from a humble beginning. She is an Asian woman who was born to a middle-class family in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Her family then moved to Australia, and after living there for a few months, Saba moved to the United States with her Spouse. Life in Australia was trying to her family because of the white policy that made them lose a lot of their property. At that time she was 19 years old and had $200 to support her. Malini then joined the Stanford University where her husband was schooling. She was not charged any tuition fee since her spouse was a student at the institution. Her primary fields of study were investment and finance.


Ms. Saba completed her education and used the knowledge that she had gained in making investments. She used her savings as capital and ventured into real estate, technology, and commodities. Malini has capitalized in more than 20 technology enterprises, and her debut venture was the Silicon Valley. She later became a shareholder of high potential startups such as PayPal, Sycamore, and Netscreen Technologies. The business mogul then started the Saban, which is a renowned investment firm that is has capitalized in technology, real estate, and energy in the United States, Australia, and China respectively. She is the chairperson of the firm.


Apart from being an accomplished businesswoman and a role model to entrepreneurs, Malina is a generous person who has been supporting different projects in the community. She founded the Stree: Global Investments in Women, which has been operational since 2001. Queen Noor of Jordan and Bill Clinton were present during the launch of the organization. The primary function of the non-profit foundation is to better the lives of children and women who come from destitute backgrounds and making them be significant people in the society.


The services that the Stree: Global Investments in Women offers to women include healthcare, legal knowledge, and facilitating the development of local policies in Africa, India, Eastern Europe, and Central America. Children have also been benefiting from the organization by getting a decent education, healthcare, and homes. Stree: Global Investments in Women has also been offering funds to assist hundreds of children in orphanages in Siri Lanka and Lao. In 2016, the charity has donated $5000 to fund bursaries for girls in Ghana, 1,000 tents for the New York City’s homeless people, and $373,000 for the victims of the earthquakes in Ecuador.


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