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WATCH: Jyotsna Ruparelia heaps praise on fellow Women for being the pivot of development globally

Uganda’s most celebrated successful businesswoman Jyotsna Ruparelia has heaped praise on fellow women for standing as a pivot of development not only in Uganda but globally.

Jyotsna, a wife to Uganda’s richest man Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia revealed this in her International Women’s Day message in which she noted that women should be celebrated for their visionary, courageous, and confident hearts.

“You are visionary, courageous and confident. I commend you for the great work and encourage you to keep it up,” said Ms Jyotsna.

It is from the same message that she hinted about her attendance at the upcoming Indian Women Entrepreneur Conclave and Cultural Festival scheduled for Saturday,12th March 2022 at UMA hall in Nakawa.

Below is Jyotsna Ruparelia’s Message

Talking about Indian culture and why she must attend the festival, Jyotsna said; “Much as I don’t stay in India, the Indian culture is in my DNA and I want to congratulate all the winners of the Indian entrepreneurs’ awards. I also congratulate the Indian High Commission in Uganda for organizing these awards and thank them for choosing to award Indian women entrepreneurs who have chosen to take the path less traveled.”

According to sources at the Indian Embassy, the Indian Women Entrepreneurs Conclave Awards Ceremony will see many Indian Women in Uganda scoop different accolades for their contributions to the entrepreneurship world.
“As a mother,  a wife, a grandmother, and an entrepreneur like you, I congratulate you and commend your good work. See you on the 12th,” Jyotsna confirmed the attendance.

Who is Jyotsna Ruparelia?

Mrs. Jyotsna Ruparelia (File Photo)

Mrs Jyostna’s background is an inspiring story of “Rags to Riches”. She was born in the Kamuli district in the Eastern region of Uganda. She lived with her family in their two-bedroomed houses which she shared with the whole family. From time to time, she would stay with her aunties and uncles a common practice in Uganda for poor families because of the living standards.

When the Indians were expelled from Uganda by President Amin, Mrs Jyostsna’s family moved to the United Kingdom where she worked in a supermarket to earn a living. It was in this supermarket where were she met Dr Sudhir Ruparelia.

She has experience working in management and control of foreign exchange operations which she got while working in the UK as a manager with Express Travel Bureau and as a trainee banker with Midland Banking in its foreign exchange department.

Mrs. Jyotsna and Sudhir Ruparelia share light moments (File Photo)

Jyotsna boasts of impeccable expertise is in foreign exchange operations and financial management. She is well-known for her expert decision-making and management skills which have seen her successfully co-steered various businesses to success.

Mrs Jyotsna Ruparelia is a co-founder of the Ruparelia Foundation and she heads the grants division and an active board member of several group companies of the Ruparelia Group.

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