Malina Saba is a world leader in investments and technology. She is a dedicated philanthropist and the proud founder and chairman of Saban Group, a company that specializes in investment interest for oil and technology companies. Saba also founded Stree Global Investments For Women, in 2001. Street was founded with the goal of empowering women and providing them more affordable access to healthcare. The organization is heavily involved in movements and public policy in Africa, Europe, Central America and India.
Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malini Saba moved to the United States at the age of 19 with only a few hundred dollars in her pocket. Her goals and dreams could not be measured of deemed out of reach because of the amount of money she had. She attended free lectures at Stanford University and rented a small apartment near campus with her former husband, who was enrolled at the University. Saba recalls those though time and notes that they helped build her strength and motivation toward reaching her ultimate goal. She refused to live in a shaky apartment for the rest of her life.
Saba quickly grew her reputation as a financial investment expert, investing in over 20 well known technology service companies. Aside from her passion for providing equality and affordable healthcare for women, Saba is also dedicated to helping victims of natural disasters. In 2004 she toured and donated $10 million to victims affected by the Tsunami that hit India and Sri Lanka.
After receiving her Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Malina Saba decided to dedicate her life to the betterment of others. Her involvement in philanthropy began in 2001, when she founded Stree. Saba wanted to help improve the quality of life, as well as the self-esteem of women and children from low income families. Stree has been backed and supported by both former United States President Bill Clinton and Jordan’s Queen Noor. Saba is respected as one of the most successful and compassionate businesswomen and philanthropist of today. About Malini Saba