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Madi Sharma

Madi Sharma

Madi is an Entrepreneur who founded and runs the Madi Group

Madi Sharma

"MADI Group" - Make A Difference Ideas
Group of International Private and Social Enterprises and NGOs

Local Action – Global Impact

Madi is an Entrepreneur who founded and runs the Madi Group, a group of International private sector & not for profit companies and NGOs. The philosophy is to create innovative ideas tailored to local action which can achieve global impacts beneficial to a sustainable society.

Madi titles herself ‘Victim to Changemaker’ as her personal experience has taken her through the University of Life as a victim of domestic violence, a single parent and entrepreneurship as she established her first company from her kitchen at home, which grew to 2 factories and 35 staff. She has received the honours of Asian Woman of Achievement and UK’s Best Boss, along with the fastest company to pass Investors in People.

Madi is a public speaker internationally, particularly in the field of entrepreneurship, female entrepreneurship, diversity, gender balance and her passion for corporate social responsibility CSR. Her presentations, spoken from the heart, motivate and inspire and seek to make others consider their ability to affect change. She presents and teaches in schools, universities and to forward thinking businesses and organisations.

Additionally, Madi is a member of The European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, a Prime Minister’s appointment, representing the Employer’s Group. She has also been appointed to be the new President of the EU – Republic of Macedonia Civil Society Forum EECS.

“My greatest achievement is taking an unknown single parent of ethnic minority background, without qualifications, and making her a global case study and role model. I love what I do, there are not enough hours in a day, and I am proud that my enthusiasm inspires others”.

“You must be the change you want to see” Ghandi -
“No Excuses” Madi
TEDx Video: Victim to Changemaker, click here
TEDx Video: Turning Sex on its head, click here
The Story Read: 'The Phoenix conversation', click here

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