Mr. Shiraz Boghani is Chairman of the Board of the Splendid Hospitality Group and has been recognized for his contributions to the prosperity of the business with a variety of awards. Most recently, Mr. Shiraz Boghani became the placeholder of a 2016 Asian Business Awards when he was named Hotelier of the Year.
Mr. Shiraz Boghani is owner and manager of 19 trading hotels in the United Kingdom which he has been acquiring over the past thirty years of his career in the hospitality industry. Mr. Boghani is also a Chartered Accountant. In the 90s, Mr. Shiraz Boghani was among the first in the business to open hotels in partnership with limited service brands.
Mr. Shiraz Boghani owns several luxury hotels which are the flagship of his acquisitions. Those include The Grand Hotel and Spa, the Conrad London St James, the Holiday Inn London, and the York Hotel. Recently, Mr. Shiraz Boghani two more hotels- Hotel New Ellington in Leeds, England, and the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel.
One of the latest and most significant projects that Mr. Shiraz Boghani has been working on is for the Hilton London Bankside. The project resulted in a stylish house called Vibrant Bankside. Mr. Boghani is known for his favorable relationship with European funders.
Mr. Shiraz Boghani has been active in philanthropy as he has been contributing on a regular basis to the Aga Khan Foundation based in the United Kingdom, as well as to the Aga Khan Development which is a global network. Mr. Shiraz Boghani has worked closely with the National Conciliation, the National Council, as well as Aga Khan University’s Arbitration Board & Resource Development Convener. Mr. Boghani has contributed to a number of foundations.
Along with his responsibilities as Chairman of the Board for Splendid Hotels Group, Mr. Shiraz Boghani is also a Managing Partner and Director of the group. Mr. Shiraz Boghani is also the founding partner of Sojourn Hotels LLP.
Mr. Boghani is working as Joint Chairman of Sussex Healthcare since 1998. The Sussex Healthcare is a chain of care centers providing support services for the elderly. The centers are advanced in the sense that the staff members are trained in providing care to residents with special needs such as mental and neurological issues, among else. Mr. Shiraz Boghani offered his services as a shrewd entrepreneur to help expand the Sussex Healthcare homes to more than 18 homes with more than 500 beds.
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Still reeling from Hurricane Irma on September 7, 2017, the beautiful island of Puerto Rico was recovering slowly with over 60,000 people still without electrical power. Then on September 20th Hurricane Maria seemed to rip the island off its foundation. All aspects of the island’s infrastructures were destroyed, not to mention the devastating loss of people’s homes and lives to the tune of well over $90 billion.
Typically, on the scene is the Red Cross which has been serving people everywhere since 1881 (About). Working with partners like the federal government, community leaders, and corporate entities, the Red Cross quickly gathered supplies and items consisting of water, food, insect sprays, hand sanitizers, work gloves, home repair and cleanup kits, and so much more. Local officials and the Red Cross calling for a great deal more help.
Responding immediately to the call for help was Glen Wakeman. Mr. Wakeman is the CEO and founder of Nova Four, a company that supports start-up businesses. He also works with new entrepreneurs through his business, LaunchPad Holdings. Glen Wakeman believes in corporate owners helping the world community when needed.
Donating money to the Red Cross himself, he has taken the lead by calling on corporate owners to provide support to Puerto Rico. Glen Wakeman has a passion to help new and established corporate owners in his work as a business mentor, an entrepreneur, and charitable donor. Wakeman has donated money and time to helping the residents of Puerto Rico.
Only with the support of corporations can the Red Cross continue their missions to help those in need. The business leadership support is a vital aspect of relief efforts in places like Puerto Rico because what a disaster destroys in one location affects many others. Mr. Wakeman reminds business leaders that giving to charities is both an important ethical choice and giving is what holds the present-day economy and commerce environments together.
An accomplished businessman as a medical researcher and practitioner, Dr. Mark Holterman has excelled in his career in the fields of pediatric medicine and surgery for more than two decades – with awards to acknowledge his efforts and nominations that represent his dedication to his craft.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a man with many caps as a result of his excellence in the pediatric field. He’s on the board of dozens of medical organizations and groups. One of those organizations is the one known as AACT. Dr. Mark Holterman co-founded the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT), a group focused in researching and trying to make advancements in what medicine knows about cellular diseases and how to make treatments for them.
AACT is a very famous institution in medicine, and Mark Hoterman is on its executive board. Also, Dr. Mark Holterman serves both as the CEO and chief medical officer of Mariam Global Health. Apart from all of these participations, he’s a professor of paediatrics and surgery at the College of Medicine of the University of Illinois. The doctor always loved being a professor, and the joy of sharing his experience with other students is one of the main reasons why he is a University professor.
The AACT works in research collaboration with CellR4 medical journal and publishes their works at the AACT conferences. The University of Illinois, where Holterman works as a pediatrics teacher, organizes the Programs of Clinical Excellence. This program, through the Pediatrics Department which Dr. Mark Holterman serves in, provides high-quality medical care and offers students advance professional education.
Dr. Mark Holterman was trained in basic science research and clinical medicine; and he has gained superior knowledge in the bench to bedside medical advances, after spending many years in clinical care (TheNewsVersion). Dr. Mark Holterman is most excited about new technology and its ability to create therapeutic platforms which can be utilized for a wide range of diseases. He’s most keen on the fascinating ways medicine can be changed on a more global level. Dr. Mark Holterman was rewarded with the Innovative Research Award, given by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
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Stream is one of the leading direct selling forms in the United States. The company specializes in the provision of connected life services, and it has done very well since it was brought into the market. The company was previously known as Stream Energy, and it has managed to build its reputation in the market. This year in November, the company managed to hold its annual Women of Power Retreat. The event took place at the main company offices, found in Dallas, Texas. The event happened during the weekend, and it attracted a huge crowd. The Women of Power organization was established in the year 2010, and it mostly focuses on motivating, mentoring and inspiring all the female associates working with Stream so that they can be able to build and at the end of the day establish their personal business.
While speaking to the press about the event that took place last weekend, the financial chief officer in the firm, known as Renee Hornbaker said that the annual retreat makes sure that it has a theme whenever it is held (GlassDoor). Renee is actually the founder of the organization, and she has been doing her best to make sure that it reaches its goals in the market. The successful businesswoman says that she knows that together the women in the organization can focus on making themselves better with all the confidence needed in the market. The same practice will even assist other women in the society to succeed in the market.
During the event that happened just recently, the women who were fortunate to attend the occasion heard from various leaders and speakers around the world. Some of them include Karen Leland, a business leader, Nicole Lapin, a bestselling author and Melissa Mark, a prominent well-ness specialist in the corporate world. These speakers had various topics for the women, and they made sure that the women become successful in all the endeavors in the market. The retreat has changed the lives of so many women since they were established more than seven years ago, and they have also impacted positively in the success of Stream.
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Volunteering does not only help other people, but also the volunteer. In his research, Jorge Moll found that helping others triggers the pleasure areas of the brain. This makes the volunteer have a feeling of well being and sense of belonging (Loop.Frontiersin). The D’Or Institute for Research and Education was the first neuroscientist to conclude the relationship between health and volunteering.
Notably, the Brazilian population has many good-hearted people. According to a 2015 research conducted by Datafolha, at least 28 percent of the population has been involved in voluntary actions. This represents a relatively good population in the society. From the data, the other 72 percent, who are yet to participate, are mainly young people, those with limited resources or individuals having low education.
As the Christmas season nears, it is time to remember the less advantaged members of the society. As you enjoy life, it is important to also donate to various initiatives (http://www.abc.org.br/article.php3?id_article=309). In this year’s International Volunteer Day, there will be fun activities that will elicit people give back to the society. One of these activities will be the 9th edition of Desafio Solar Brazil. The event brings together over 250 students from four states bordering The Buzios Sea. The 21 solar powered boats will follow a 12 km trail where each team’s speed and energy efficiency will be monitored. The winner of the competition will emerge from the two events. UFRJ, Eel, State Secretary of Sports and City Hall have sponsored the event.
Another volunteering program that targets young Brazilians is at Tijuca National park in Rio. A volunteer can be Brazilian or foreigner of any age. To participate, Children must have authorization from responsible adults. Over the years, the program has resulted in over 400,000 hours of volunteer work.
About Jorge Moll
Jorge Moll is a renowned businessman and cardiologist. He is the co-founder of the largest private group of hospitals in Brazil known as D’Or Hospital Network. This network offers its services to thousands of Brazilians living in the country’s key cities. Jorge is an active philanthropist. Over the years, he has engaged in different community initiatives. Recently, the shrewd entrepreneur embarked on promoting volunteerism among Brazilians. His efforts are already bearing fruits.
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