Shiraz Boghani: Passion Brings the Whole World in Your Hands

Everyone you see is passionate about something. People who do what they love find obstacles their staircase to the top. Many people have become successful in what they do because they are passionate about it. They face challenges in their career or business ventures, but they still thrive because of the passion they have. People with a burning passion for something find it easy to persevere when things don’t go right. The passion they have makes them know they can become anything if they don’t give up on the way. Shiraz Boghani is a man many people know well because of the passion he has in helping other people. Taking care of the elderly is what he loves most.

His efforts to bring Sussex Healthcare in the world map yielded much. Through this company, Shiraz has brought hope to people with dementia, and neurological conditions. He has also stretched his hand to those with learning difficulties. As you grow old, your systems tend to lose their functionality strength. Many people fail to see anything good in life when some of their systems aren’t functioning well. With about 1,100 staff members, Sussex Healthcare has an operational 24-hour system. Shiraz Boghani has played a great role in making this happen to give their patients the quality care they need.

Shiraz has also helped the Splendid Hotel Group to reach global heights. As the director and chairman of this company, Shiraz Boghani has shown the difference between a good leader and great leader. Leading a chain of hotels to some successful levels in the United Kingdom shows the exceptional managerial skills one has. Shiraz has over 20 hotels offering luxurious and royal services.

He isn’t just a prolific hotelier, but also an illustrious business leader. Shiraz has some deep roots in Kenya although he later flew to the UK in 1969 to train as an accountant. His philanthropic work has helped him to make the ties he has with his community stronger. Shiraz Boghani has been an active person in each of the ranks he held within the Ismaili Muslim Community. Even his peers confirm that he has unmatched passion when it comes to serving people in the healthcare industry.

Betsy DeVos: Empowering Our Children’s Future

We live in a society where we go to school based on our location or our ZIP Code. The schools that we go to maybe exceptional or subpar, in many ways it feels as though it is the luck of the draw. The quality of the school can shift based on staff turnover and educational standards, there is no mandate for educational consistency. Throughout all of this, parents are sent home memos to let them know about their children’s progress, but they are never truly immersed in the world of their children. They may be invited to come see a school play every now and then or seek to their children’s teacher on a parent-teacher night, but there never asked to give an input on their children’s education nor do they have any information on the educational trajectory of the school.

 

Betsy DeVos, the sitting Secretary of Education, did not like that standard. Even with her own children, she felt like she could become more involved, and they were in the charter school system. While working with her children and visiting their school, she met many different types of parents from many different social classes. She knew what they had to sacrifice to enroll their children in the schools and what it must be like for other parents that were not able to do that for their own children. Sometimes parents are even oblivious that they might have a say in how their children are educated. Therefore, this is why it is so important for individuals like Betsy DeVos to advocate for these changes, it promotes a new way of life that people never thought was possible.

 

DeVos sat down to answer some questions about her early career and the current progress of her time as Secretary of Education with PhilanthropyRoundtable.org. She explains that not only has she seen significant growth in the charter school system, but more parents have also seen the value in homeschooling their children. This is definitely a way that parents can gain power over their children’s education by directly providing it to them themselves. Virtual schools have also hit their stride in recent years, with increasingly more students taking to the Internet to receive a valuable education. This option not only lets parents-controlled education process, that allow students to engage in more self-directed learning which will prepare them for their vocational future as well. In a way, it puts education into the hands of the parents but also into the hands of the students themselves.

 

According to the exuberant Secretary of Education, the schools in the United States are in need of a significant overhaul. They have not felt the stress and challenges associated with competing for funding and students. Students have simply been funneling into their halls for many years because of something that has been established, but with people like DeVos in office, other alternatives are being given more merit. Students are finding more confidence in other types of education and the parents are feeling the power they haven’t felt in many years when it comes to their children’s future.

 

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