Founder of Zeearts
Zaahirah is a passionate artist-activist hailing from Mauritius. As a person who aspires to bring about positive changes in the society, she conveys a strong message of empowerment through her art and artistic initiatives. Zaahirah has had her art exhibited in Africa, Europe, Middle East, United States, and Asia. She is the curator for World Art Dubai since 2017 and has curated over 25 art exhibitions in UAE, Singapore, Georgia, and Lebanon.
She has provided consistently impassioned support for women artists across the globe. Zaahirah has been the mastermind behind an impressive array of artistic and community initiatives, including the 2018 International Women’s Art Exhibition: “Press for Progress”, which brought together 80 women artists from 80 countries.
Zaahirah is also a savvy business woman. She is the founder of ZeeArts, an international art hub that provides a range of art consultancy services and curatorship with the goal of connecting artists from across the world with diverse artistic projects.
Jessica T. Naga
Founder of Digital Associates Ltd
Jessica T. Naga is a barrister, on the Bar of Mauritius and England & Wales. She is the founder of Digital Associates Ltd, a licensed law firm by the Attorney General’s office, which specialises in FinTech and Tech related activity. She co-founded the SECDEX group, a regulated market infrastructure ecosystem located in the Seychelles, which includes an exchange, a clearing house, a securities depository and a digital custodian, with the intent to bring funding and liquidity to African businesses, including SMEs and entrepreneurs. She also co-founded the MINDEX group, which is about to launch a similar ecosystem in Mauritius, licensed by the FSC. She was a WIA54 2020 Laureate in the digital and technology category for Southern Africa and was part of the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2021 in the category of international Senior Leaders, proclaimed by Innovate Finance, which is an independent industry body that represents and advances the global FinTech community.