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Shama Zehra is a Pakistani native with deep roots in finance. Her
work as an entrepreneur began when she sold her first company, a successful
fashion firm in Pakistan. Shama had a vision of working in finance, so
moved to the U.S. and received 2 Masters in business and Finance from Ann
Arbor School of Business.
Now, Shama is the female CEO of Aligned Independent Advisors, a boutique
firm specializing in Investment Banking, Consumer Credit Products and
Private Wealth Management.
Against great obstacles both in Pakistan and the U.S., this financial
dynamo is now the overseer of a firm with over a billion dollars in
assets. Women currently hold 4.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and
5.1 percent of Fortune 1000 CEO positions.