Meet Maheen Shabir Kashmiri Women Entrepreneur and craft maker artist who is promoting Kashmiri tradition through her art

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    Kashmir with its scenic beauty of the valleys, sizzling climate and apart being a tourist paradise is also a haven for business.
    A new era has emerged for women entrepreneurship in Kashmir with Women Entrepreneurs being capable of achieving great heights in every field.

    Likewise Muslim Women Entrepreneurs have gradually made their mark in their business profession. They are proving nothing less in the business field as Women Entrepreneurs.
    Notably the Union Territory is identifying & empowering Women Entrepreneurs that includes Muslim Women Entrepreneurs as role models.

    There is no field- political, social or economic in which the women of Jammu and Kashmir haven’t earned accolades and prestige. Infact, the social status of women in the society of Jammu and Kashmir is very much better than other parts of the country.

    Female entrepreneurship is vital for our future. Collectively we can make a change by closing the gap between men and women in the workforce.
    Entrepreneurs are those adventurous, daredevils who drive deep into the pressing problems of society and try to find solutions to them, not by leaving the responsibilities in the reins of the government or business, but by trying to change systems as a whole and persuading societies to take new initiatives

    These bold and fearlessly ambitious entrepreneurs are shaping the future of Jammu and Kashmir serving as mentors to millions of women and youths.

    In our Entrepreneur series today we are introducing you a very dynamic and popular Entrepreneur of Kashmir valley who is known  for her remarkable and outstanding performance in the field of Paper Craft(recycling of waste paper) who always believes in Women Empowerment. Yes we are talking about Maheen Shabir, she share her Entrepreneurial journey with Hello Mumbainews.com reporter Priyanka Yadav

    Startup Name : Paper City By Maheen

    Founder : Maheen shabir 

    Famous As : Women Entrepreneur

    Brand Category : Paper Craft

    Startup Headquarter : Gojwara Srinagar

    Find her on Social Media : https://instagram.com/papercitybymaheen?utm_medium=copy_link

    Talented Maheen shabir overran physical disabilities with creativity… Meet budding craft maker artists from kashmir valley.

    Maheen shabir 23 year old girl hailing from Gojwara srinagar who has recently completed her bachelor’s degree in Home science from Women’s College M. A Road Srinagar. Besides her studies, she has come up so far with her skills as she crafts and designs different things from paper and available waste materials and turns them into an incredible craft. She is an ambitious girl and has achieved yet so much of her own as she is a self taught craft maker. The one who despite of her hearing disability by birth as she is deaf and dumb recently lost her mother at such early age raised herself strong and brave. Maheen says that her father would give her speech therapies at home. He would put his index finger into her mouth and mark the teeth so that Maheen would at least pronounce basic words.She curbed all the difficulties and turned it into bliss.

    During an interview maheen said that her life took a different turn when she developed a hobby of making cards of her cousin. She got good response from her and recieved many request for card making and likewise she opened her page and got so many orders. Her family and cousins supported for this. Slowly she got appreciated every where for her work.
    After her mother left for heavenly abode, Maheen was unduly pessimistic about her future. But She knew it is not just for fun and appreciations are exploring herself, thus widened her vision and boosted her confidence respectively. This craft making made her not just happy but boosted her creativity level.

    Maheen says “I have always found studies difficult not because i cannot read but because It was always difficult to understand what the teacher is teaching’.
    She would always request her classmates to her understand the lessons.

    No doubt, It just started with a simple handmade card but now she come up so long as she makes explosion cards, wall hangings,fire pot, jewellery box and much more. She also does mehandi designs and hair styling As she says “craft is a part of me. It has given me everything that i ever wanted. Its the expression of my soul”.

    News Input by Dr. Bazillah Yusuf

    News Input by Priyanka Yadav

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