We believe in the incredible worth of women,
Who we are
MORE THAN RUBIES FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF M.A.D SKILLS
Shiffy is a business-nerd who believes the best way to take over the world is to change it for the better. Shiffy believes in living her faith out loud which inspires her to reach people through practical means. Shiffy is the Founder and Director of M.A.D Skills, a social enterprise that exists to make a difference. Launching More Than Rubies as a part of M.A.D Skills, with the help of the ‘starry cluster’ – a band of incredibly talented and passionate
Our story is deeply-rooted in history
1901 Amy Carmichael founded Donavur Fellowship Children’s Home rescuing babies and girls from moral and physical danger, positively changing the course of hundreds of lives.
August 1947, an 11- day-old baby girl named Memani is brought to
December 1987, Memani’s daughter Shiffy age 8 visits Donavur. Witnessing Amy Carmichael’s incredible legacy, Shiffy makes a commitment to
November 2011, while visiting a children’s home and running a business workshopin the Philippines Shiffy finds her true calling to empower people through business.
October 2015, Shiffy launches M.A.D Skills, a social enterprise that empowers individuals, charities and small businesses through business coaching.
May 2016, acting on the long-held dream to empower women as Amy Carmichael had done over a century ago, Shiffy teams up with two amazing ladies Emily and Felicity to plan the first More Than
More Than Rubies’ second conference took place on Saturday 1st July at Massey University. It was attended by a fantastic audience of 100 women and was supported by 11 speakers and 9 volunteers. It received some truly great feedback and the women left feeling inspired and motivated.More Than Rubies is now set to be an annual event.