Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Company: Canada Mortgage & Financial Group
Biography: Ameera has been in the mortgage industry since 2001. She is known for bridging the gap in the alternative sector of the mortgage brokering and lending industry. Ameera built several companies from ground up with the support of her dynamic and brilliant team. She is the CEO and Founder of Canada Mortgage & Financial Group (CMFG), an award-winning brokerage known for its leadership and mortgage presence in Canada. She is also the Founder of CMFG Mortgage Investments Inc., a private mortgage administration firm and CMFG Development, a real estate development firm. Ameera is also a social service worker, strong advocate for human rights, and is committed to creating a better future for the underprivileged. She strongly believes in empowering the young generation and others especially women about financial literacy which will allow them to become contributing members of society. She continues to support not only the mortgage industry but volunteers her time and money in the community to help youths in the criminal justice system, women and children who have been abused, the homeless and those in hospice care.