Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Position: Founder and Creative Director, Educator, Stylist
Biography: Art has always played a prominent role in the life of Aynur, the founder of NOORÈLLE. From her youth until today, she has immersed herself in vibrant colors and chic concepts. Growing up in Baku, the architectural capital of Azerbaijan, Aynur developed a deep appreciation for her mother's intricate carpet weaving. Little did she know then that these patterns would broaden her horizons and become a gateway to exploring the rich tapestry of cultures around the world. Aynur's professional background is marked by her extensive experience in program management and business development. She has garnered a wealth of expertise through her notable positions at esteemed institutions such as the University of Toronto, the University of Waterloo, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Aynur's exceptional abilities shine through her work in creating and implementing cutting-edge Executive Education programs. During her tenure in the field of Executive Education, Aynur also provided "Image consulting and Personal Branding" training to mid-career professionals. She believes that the way we present ourselves can greatly impact the impression we make on others. Her approach to fashion and jewelry emphasizes their potential to enhance one's confidence and convey a successful image to the world. Furthermore, Aynur's passion for art has been a driving force behind her desire to create a jewelry line that reflects vibrant hues and diverse cultures. Through her jewelry designs, she aims to capture the beauty and essence of different cultures while showcasing the wearer’s uniqueness and artistic creativity.