The person behind the success of the Ted Arison Foundation, Shari Arison is the wealthiest and most powerful woman in Israel. She is also popular for spreading the importance of good deeds. She has shared her life experiences related to good deeds in the books she has published until now.
Passion towards writing and doing good deeds
Shari has also developed an interest in books and has also published six books so far. Her first book, The Doing Good Model: Activate Your Goodness in Business, was published in 2015. Shari has shared about her life experiences and her journey from being the daughter of a businessman to being the wealthiest woman in Israel. She is the owner of a vast empire that she has built from her hard work and experiences that she has had in her life. She gives importance to good deeds by telling about the power and benefits of good deeds that she has herself experienced in her life and her career. She also dedicated a day to do good deeds on that day, which she called Good Deeds Day.
About the personal life of Shari Arison
Israel’s wealthiest woman, Shari Arison is a businesswoman and philanthropist. She is the daughter of late American-Israeli businessman, Ted Arison who is the founder of Carnival Cruise Lines and Mina Arison Sapir. She was born on September 9, 1957, in New York City. She moved with her mother in Israel after her parents divorced, and she returned to the United States at the age of twelve to live with her father. She returned to Israel after five years so that she could get herself enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces. Until 2009, Shari served as the Chairman of the Arison Investment, Arison Group, and the Ted Arison Family Foundation. Shari has been married and divorced three times, and she has four children (two from the first marriage and one from the second marriage).
Achievements of Shari Arison
She has achieved the place of being the wealthiest woman in Israel. She also owns 16% in shares of the largest bank of Israel, Bank Hapoalim. She has a net worth of nearly $5.3 Billion. In 2012, she was ranked 64th in the most powerful women. She built a vast empire from her hard work after she inherited some of her father’s possessions after he died in 1999. Shari has been awarded as the most powerful woman In the Forbes Israel for two years in a row (2013 and 2014). She is the fourth wealthiest person in Israel and the 334th in the world. She has received many titles like being the richest woman in the Middle East, and in 2007, she was the only woman who was ranked in the top 20 richest people. In 1981, she founded the Ted Arison Family Foundation.
Shari also started a day internationally that she called Good Deeds Day for doing good deeds on that particular day. There are many real estate and infrastructure projects that she has invested in and gained profit from them.