Shazi Visram is an entrepreneur and mother committed to bettering the world through business. She is the Founder and ChairMom of Happy Family Brands, which she led to become the #1 organic baby food company in the US market. She is also the Founder and CEO of healthynest, a safe space for families to find the knowledge, support, and products to build resilient minds and bodies during baby’s early years (www.healthynesting.com).
She is actively engaged as an investor and advisor to companies innovating for a brighter future. Visram serves on the board of Environmental Working Group (EWG), the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School and Columbia College, in addition to being a Founding Member of Columbia’s Alumnae Legacy Circle.
In 2011, Visram was named one of Babble’s ‘100 Mom’s Changing the World.’ In 2013, she was acknowledged by President Barack Obama as “not only an outstanding businesswoman, but also a leader that all of us can emulate.”
In 2018, Visram proudly received Columbia University’s ‘University Medal of Excellence’.