Most of the Indian women are housewives and there’s nothing wrong with being one. But some of the women in this great country have achieved great heights within their respective fields and have become role models for the millions of others.
They are unstoppable, exemplary in their own right and are known around the globe for their incredible achievements.
Here are the five most powerful Indian women.
#1 Roshni Nadar Malhotra
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the executive director and the CEO of HCL Enterprise. Despite being the only child and daughter of HCL’s founder Shiv Nadar, Roshni worked in various companies as a producer before joining HCL. One of them is Sky News, where she worked for two years as a news producer.
In 2017, Forbes released a list of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and she ranked 51st in that list.
Till now she has won the Philanthropist of the Year title by two companies. First by NDTV in 2014 and second time by Vogue in 2017.
She has also taken classes as a musician.
She has a nice sense of humor and carries a quite humble personality. After receiving the award from NDTV, she said I am not smart enough in a humorous way.
#2 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
She calls herself an accidental entrepreneur. She started Biocon, a biotechnology company in 1978.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a billionaire entrepreneur and the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited. While starting her company, she faced a lot of credibility challenges because of being a woman in the business.
She was 21 years old when she started Biocon with very little business experience and quite low money in the bank. Shaw faced a lot of difficulties in order to get approval from bankers to invest in her company.
But despite facing so many difficulties she started her business and today she is a billionaire with the net worth of $3.2 billion (330 Crores) as of 2019.