As the number of Deaf-owned businesses rises, younger members of the Deaf community are increasingly eager to explore entrepreneurship. With role models like Shezad Nawab MBE, now is a great time for Deaf entrepreneurs to begin building their dreams.
Thanks to advancements in technology and available resources, Deaf entrepreneurs have more options than ever before. With the right human resources and technology, they can start businesses of their own, from a local bakery to an accounting firm.
For over 18 years, Shezad has been promoting communication and advocating for the Deaf community’s rights. He has spoken to thousands of professionals, conducted workshops and effective presentations, and left a lasting impact not just in the Deaf community, but also in the world business.
Starting a business as a Deaf individual can be a lonely and uncertain journey, with unique challenges to marketing and selling an idea. Shezad provides an innovative approach to help entrepreneurs take their business to the next level and build capacity for other Deaf entrepreneurs. His expertise includes branding, sales and marketing, management structure, investment pitch, board leadership, growth equity, business cycle, and market and industry know-how.
His initiative aims to bridge the economic gap between the Deaf and the rest of the business community through empowerment, advocacy, and resource linking. His mission is to break through language barriers, improving professional and social prospects for Deaf individuals while maintaining excellent working relations with the business realm. Shezad gained experience and skills working alongside his parents in their businesses, and his devotion and persistence helped him work his way up the ladder, earning him the MBE for his services to the business industry.
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