Current job: Owner of a children's day nursery.
Shama is a 41-year-old mother of five who is passionate about taking care of children. She describes herself as loyal, determined, and outspoken. Having wanted this since childhood, Shama is ready to prove she has the skillset required to be "one of the best [and most] successful businesswomen in the early years sector." Move over, Mary Poppins!
Poignant preface: "Being a lady of colour, wearing a headscarf as well, and the challenges that we face on a daily basis, I just want to be a living example for the Asian women and South Asian women out there."