AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra

ABOUT AZRA

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AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra

ABOUT AZRA

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra

ABOUT AZRA

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Asian Origin

    ❉ County of Heritage: Tanzania

    ❉ Language: Swahili, Gujrati, English

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 18 Years

    ❉ Other Background Info: Muslim

     

  • Azra in Three Words

    Persistent, Patient, Loyal

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Mother

    ❉ Cover story for Azizah Magazine

    ❉ NMSDC Award

    ❉ Feature on Work/Life Balance in Tory Burch:In Color

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Management

    ❉ Crisis solver

    ❉ Relations

     

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Ask for anything you want.  You won’t get, if you don’t ask.

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Plaques by Azra / Signs and Lucite Products

    ❉ Role: CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Manufacturing of Awards and Signs

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ Parents, Husband, Son, Sister, Friends, Advisors, Mentors, Family Members

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Baruch College

    ◇ SUNY College at Old Westbury

    ◇ Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program (BABSON COLLEGE, LaGuardia COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ NMSDC

    ◇ NYC Small Business Services

    ◇ TORY BURCH FOUNDATION

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ 10,000 Small Business Program

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment - Always looking for new clients and interesting ventures

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎  Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires Me Most

    ❉ Forgotten Promises by Sami Yusuf.  It makes me realize that I have an obligation to give back.  It makes me dream of doing something big for helping those in need.  Whether it be providing them with Food, Shelter, Water, Basics or Education.  (Listen on Spotify)

     

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plazques by Azra
ABOUT AZRA
  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Asian Origin

    ❉ County of Heritage: Tanzania

    ❉ Language: Swahili, Gujrati, English

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 18 Years

    ❉ Other Background Info: Muslim

     

  • Azra in Three Words

    Persistent, Patient, Loyal

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Mother

    ❉ Cover story for Azizah Magazine

    ❉ NMSDC Award

    ❉ Feature on Work/Life Balance in Tory Burch:In Color

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Management

    ❉ Crisis solver

    ❉ Relations

     

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Ask for anything you want.  You won’t get, if you don’t ask.

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Plaques by Azra / Signs and Lucite Products

    ❉ Role: CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Manufacturing of Awards and Signs

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ Parents, Husband, Son, Sister, Friends, Advisors, Mentors, Family Members

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Baruch College

    ◇ SUNY College at Old Westbury

    ◇ Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program (BABSON COLLEGE, LaGuardia COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ NMSDC

    ◇ NYC Small Business Services

    ◇ TORY BURCH FOUNDATION

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ 10,000 Small Business Program

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment - Always looking for new clients and interesting ventures

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎  Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

     

  • Song That Inspires Me The Most

    ❉ Forgotten Promises by Sami Yusuf.  It makes me realize that I have an obligation to give back.  It makes me dream of doing something big for helping those in need.  Whether it be providing them with Food, Shelter, Water, Basics or Education.  (Listen on Spotify)

     

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
AZRA KHALFAN CEO Plaques by Azra
ABOUT AZRA
  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Asian Origin

    ❉ County of Heritage: Tanzania

    ❉ Language: Swahili, Gujrati, English

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 18 Years

    ❉ Other Background Info: Muslim

     

  • Azra in Three Words

    Persistent, Patient, Loyal

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Mother

    ❉ Cover story for Azizah Magazine

    ❉ NMSDC Award

    ❉ Feature on Work/Life Balance in Tory Burch:In Color

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Management

    ❉ Crisis solver

    ❉ Relations

     

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Ask for anything you want.  You won’t get, if you don’t ask.

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Plaques by Azra / Signs and Lucite Products

    ❉ Role: CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Manufacturing of Awards and Signs

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ Parents, Husband, Son, Sister, Friends, Advisors, Mentors, Family Members

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Baruch College

    ◇ SUNY College at Old Westbury

    ◇ Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program (BABSON COLLEGE, LaGuardia COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ NMSDC

    ◇ NYC Small Business Services

    ◇ TORY BURCH FOUNDATION

    ❉ Non-profit Organizations:

    ◇ 10,000 Small Business Program

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment - Always looking for new clients and interesting ventures

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎ General Professional Development

    ◻︎ Be Coached

    ◻︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎  Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires Me The Most

    ❉ Forgotten Promises by Sami Yusuf.  It makes me realize that I have an obligation to give back.  It makes me dream of doing something big for helping those in need.  Whether it be providing them with Food, Shelter, Water, Basics or Education.  (Listen on Spotify)

     

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com