Dr. Malini Saba is a self-made Businesswomen and the founder & chairman of Saba Group. ‘Saba Group’ is a privately-held company headquartered in Asia that employs over 5,000 employees, operates in more than 20 countries and comprises 15 companies across 10 verticals. The group has an affinity towards agriculture and trades in the business of rice, and has a strong foothold in pharmaceuticals and Fin-tech business. It also operates in gold mining, entertainment, real-estate, hospitality sectors and does impact technology investments all over the world.
Dr. Malini Saba is an ardent philanthropist, psychologist, single Mother, fitness enthusiast, author, passionate culinarian, human & social rights activist and a global advocate for women and girls. She has helped millions of underserved women and children in South and Southeast Asia, South America, Africa and the U.S. to gain access to life-saving medical, educational services and achieves economic stability. ‘50 percent’ of the profit raised by ‘Saba Group’ goes into Dr. Saba’s philanthropic activities, which supports education, health, art and culture, livelihood generation and human rights.
Dr. Malini Saba was born in a family of modest means, which instilled in her a very strong work ethic that helped her rise to success through sheer perseverance and the belief that she could. Her parents also emphasized compassion for those less fortunate, and as a child, she would bring clothes, food and books to shelters and spend time there. Through hard work and determination Dr. Malini Saba, left behind poverty to become a billionaire.
Dr. Malini Saba is an advocate for those who are being marginalized and regularly donates food, mentor, teach, fund local initiatives, scholarships, build schools, and provide healthcare facilities globally. Her primary aim in life is to help at least one billion people around the world to gain access to basic healthcare, education and provide opportunities that allow them to break the cycle of poverty, and eradicate illiteracy about human right issues. She had partnered & undertook numerous projects with Stanford University Medical Center, Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA), CARE International, Concern Worldwide Program, Net Aid, Say Yes for Children, Aman Movement, Humanity Crew, Nabha Foundation, Save the Children, Mother Teresa Foundation, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Kalgidhar Society Baru Sahib, women refugee commission to name a few.
Dr Saba received the Kalpana Chawla 2005 award for ‘Outstanding Woman Of The Year’, the Mother Theresa award in 2004, the 2007 Ambassador Of Peace award from the federation of peace, London, the 2001 Entrepreneur Of The Year – Business Women’s Network Washington D.C, 2005 Philanthropist Of The Year award by “Pratham’ an NGO promoting education, 2017 Genty hall of fame award- Philanthropist of the year award.
An avid writer, successful businesswoman and brilliant researcher, she wants to work relentlessly to provide access to women and children through the life span, not only for preventive health but social and economic gain. She continues to speak in global forums and intends to impact policies globally across governments. Dr Saba also devoted her time in writing “The Abbreviated Cook,” a compilation of quick and easy recipes offers a twist on traditional South and Southeast Asian dishes which can also be found at her website www.serendipspice.com
Dr. Saba has started recently Founded a social media community ‘TheSingleWorkingMother’ to empower and provide support to Single Working Mothers who are currently working (any type of job, in any type of career, with any type of work arrangement), wants to learn about the challenges of being a Single Working Mom –or wanting to re-enter the workforce.