At Sheraa, we believe in human potential.

We have faith in humanity’s ability to generate positive change, and we are on a mission to unleash a generation of entrepreneurs who will build a better future for our societies and beyond.

Sharjah has long been known for its enterprising spirit. Over twenty years ago, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, envisioned this desert city as a center for education. Today, Sharjah is home to an ocean of young, innovative talent.

Sheraa aims to cultivate this pipeline of future changemakers by fostering a culture of experimentation and critical thought. We also engage with others in the entrepreneurship community to build a strong and globally-connected ecosystem, and position Sharjah as a vibrant startup hub.

Our programs are tailored to every stage of the entrepreneurial journey, providing the support necessary to turn ideas into reality, and creating a solid foundation on which sustainable businesses and thriving careers can be built.

We look forward to sharing that journey with you.

Najla al Midfa, CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center - Sheraa

Meet the crew

Karan Deep

Director of Entrepreneurship Development

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Umnia Akram

Director of Marketing & Events

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Hala Ebrahim

Director of Strategy

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Amal Al Shamsi

Director of Business Support

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Zhora Qureshi

Partnerships Manager

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Umer Baloch

Finance & Operations Manager

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Lubna Sohraab

Marketing Junior Manager

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Disha Shanghvi

Senior Events Associate

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Hisham Akhtar

Programs Junior Manager

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Rabia Peerzada

Brand Associate

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Sali Elagab

Programs Senior Associate

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Yasmen Zakaria

Finance Associate

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Salman Al Tamimi

Admin Senior Coordinator

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Amna Alhajeri

Events Coordinator

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Nour AlHarmoodi

Programs Coordinator

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Rawdha Alredha

Human Resources Associate

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Shatha Al Khumais

Business Support Coordinator

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Lina Abdulvakhed

Executive Assistant to the CEO

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SHERAA HQ in SRTIP

C-Wing, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

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C-Wing, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Sheraa Hub

Ground Floor, Library Building, American University of Sharjah

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Sheraa - Ground Floor, Library Building, American University of Sharjah

Sheraa UOS Hub

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Sheraa UOS Hub - Ground Floor, W3 Building, University of Sharjah