Top 5 Indian female entrepreneurs who are inspiring women all across the globe
Agree with it or not, but women are running the world today. Be it sports, theatre, music, dance or businesses – women have aced it all. We bring you a list of top 5 Indian female entrepreneurs to watch out for, who are inspiring millions of women not only in India, but around the world. Take a look:
- Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi is the current Chairman and CFO of the world’s second largest food and beverage business, PepsiCo. Her real strong attitude has helped the company garner $30 billion in couple of years. She has also been awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan for her outstanding efforts in commerce and for truly being an inspiration for the nation. She actively supports women’s rights and the encouragement of women entrepreneurship.
- Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
The proud Chairperson of Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw built her bio pharmaceutical company with a well-balanced business portfolio. Today, her net worth is over $900 million. She has always inspired the younger generation with the challenge she took in the field of Biochemical. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has received various prestigious awards for her outstanding efforts that inspires the youth, besides making the country proud.
- Simone Tata
Wife of Naval Homey Jahangir Tata and step mother to Ratan Tata, Simone Tata is one of the most powerful woman Indian business has seen. Her tenure as the Chairperson of Lakme Group earned her the sobriquet of ‘the cosmetics czarina of India’. Simone Tata also heads Trent, which operates Westside, a growing retail chain by Tata Group. Her fantastic managerial abilities and extraordinary leadership skills have earned her great praise from all around the world.
- Anca Verma
A perfect combination of beauty with brains, Anca Verma former Supermodel from Romania, is the wife of billionaire businessman Abhishek Verma. She currently is the Chairperson of Olialia World, a European FMCG brand of great repute. Prior to heading Olialia, Anca Verma served as a member of the Board of Directors at SIG SAUER a global arms manufacturer and GANTON India Pvt Ltd. For her contribution towards the upliftment of women in India, she was recently honoured with the ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award’.
- Indu Jain
Indu Jain is the current chairperson of the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, which owns the most popular newspaper daily The Times of India. She is one of the most powerful and influential women and a pure humanist. Under her supervision, The Times Foundation runs Community Services, Research Foundation and Times Relief Fund for disaster reliefs like floods, cyclones, earthquakes and epidemics. She has also advocated women’s causes several times.
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