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Housing, Construction & Real Estate
Stories of women entrepreneurs with businesses focused on housing, construction and real estate.
Having been able to last for over 25 years in this business, which is primarily a male-dominated business, and accumulate a portfolio of work which is rather good in my opinion.
I grew up with my family investing in Indian real estate. Coupled with my admiration for Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad, I decided to make a career switch from financial services to real estate.
Right after college, I began working at a public health company doing work that I was neither passionate about nor good at.
We saw a need for more emphasis to be put on helping families struggling due to some form of domestic abuse in the Islamic community.
It was a dream I had since I was a teen and 2012 in Flint, MI was the time and place to start it. My vision has been to provide an outlet for women and children in need.
I was ridiculed by many around me when I have decided to venture into the infrastructure sector with no previous experience. Apparently, the infrastructure business is male dominated field and a woman has no place in it.