BusinessWeek Names Kazi to Top 25 Under 25

sumaya kazi
Sumaya Kazi

In its second annual search for the best young entrepreneurs, selected Sumaya Kazi, a Bangladeshi American woman from California, as one of its “Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25” for 2006. At 24, she is the youngest manager in her marketing department at Sun Microsystems and co-founder of online media publishing company The Cultural Connect.

Sumaya is one of two women in the Top 25, for the magazine’s US, Europe and Asia lists combined.

Readers are encouraged to vote for their top entrepreneur — the top five will be published in the business magazine’s print edition. You can read about Sumaya and vote for her at

Over at The Cultural Connect, Sumaya recently shared an embarrassing job interview experience in “Lesson Learned: Don’t Forget to Check Your Ass.” You’ll hear more from this top young entrepreneur in ‘s November issue!

This year’s “Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25” for the U.S. features more young desis in its batch of fresh new faces, including Adnan Aziz, Karan Goel, Avichal Garg and Sudhin Shahani.

October 28, 2006
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