Anishah Aujayeb has a legal background and holds a law degree from the University of Teesside, UK and has two specialisations in Criminal Law & Criminal Justice. She has gained an extensive insight into the corporate and financial services sector by working in one of the first corporate law firms in Mauritius for the past few years.
She was recently appointed as Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius and Ministry of Tourism and External Communications, on various matters including the policies and strategies for the development of the Tourism industry in Mauritius.
Anishah is also part of the Global Shapers Port Louis Hub of the Global Shapers Community. The Global Shapers Community, which is an initiative of the World Economic Forum, is a network of young leaders committed to improving the societies they live in. Anishah has also been recently nominated to be part of Global Shapers Community Advisory Council on Hub Development.
She runs anti-bullying campaigns throughout the islands in an attempt to create better awareness of the various forms of bullying be it at school or in the professional sphere. Due to her own personal experience of being bullied, she strongly believes that bullying issues should not be ignored. She is also very keen to promote dignity-based leadership to a wide range of young professionals and students.