10 NOURA SAKKIJHA
Category: Brand: Jewelry Mejuri Nationality: Jordanian
Noura Sakkijha is the co-founder and CEO of jewelry brand Mejuri, which she launched in 2015 and later expanded globally to 35 countries. In a span of less than five years, Mejuri has received $29 million in funding from investors including NEA and Imaginary, with follow-on VCs: Felix, BDC, Incite and Dash Ventures. Kendall Jenner, Sophia Bush and Whitney Port are among the celebrities who have worn Mejuri’s creations. The brand’s annual revenue has quadrupled for its fourth year in a row. Sakkijha studied industrial engineering and worked in consulting at one of the financial institutions in Toronto before starting Mejuri.