International Women’s Day is just a day away. The whole world is ready to celebrate this auspicious day for the freedom of women in the world. It is celebrated in the whole world every year on March 8. Lets celebrate the day by remembering the top notch women who with their dedication and hard work topped in their respective area of specialization. Be it household or big organization, women have proved themselves better and responsible in this male dominating society. In present scenario, the picture is entirely different. The women are leading and excelling world’s largest organizations. Also Read - Happy Women's Day 2020: Top 21 Emotional SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook Messages & Inspirational Quotes for International Women's Day
Gone were the days, when the women were kept inside the houses and there was no match with the power man. With the changing generation, women has started walking hand in hand with men of the society. All the negative notions that women are home products proved wrong. With their utmost concentration and skills, women have proved far better entrepreneur, advisor, consultant, financier, banker and so on in various fields. Even our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s has started providing the friendly environment in the country has proved to be a blessing for female entrepreneurs and instrumental in fighting gender stereotyping in the business community. (ALSO READ: Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women who contributed to Education) Also Read - Happy Women's Day 2020 Songs: List of 12 Bollywood numbers to celebrate International Women's Day!
List of Indian Women on Top Also Read - Ethanol-blended Petrol Price Should be Brought Down: Bengal Minister
Indra Nooyi is among the top most Indian women entrepreneurs, who is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. Nooyi held several senior positions at Motorola and Asea Brown Boveri before joining PepsiCo with a Masters Degree in Public Management from Yale University and Masters in . Finance and Marketing from IIM, Kolkata. Born in Chennai, Indra did her Bachelor’s in Science from Madras Christian College in 1974.
Vandana Luthra, founder of VLCC Group. VLCC, a beauty and wellness giant has it’s presence in 11 countries across Asia, Africa and the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and the credit goes to Vandana Luthra. Initially, a homemaker, Vandana started her journey in 1989 when the first of her two daughters was only 3 years-old.
Kiran Majumdar Shaw
She is the founder Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Biocon Limited. Born in Bangalore, Shaw completed her Bachelors in Zoology from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore University. She later did her post-graduation in Malting and Brewing from Ballarat College, Melbourne University.
Indu Jain, a renowned name belongs to the Sahu Jain family and is the current chairperson of India’s largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., which owns the Times of India and other large newspapers. She is widowed with two sons. Indu Jain is known by many different identities such as that of a spiritualist, humanist, entrepreneur, an aficionado of culture and the arts, an educationalist but her most prominent and eminent role has been that of Chairman.
Chanda Kochar is MD & CEO of india’s largest private bank ICICI Bank. She was born in Rajasthan and have completed Masters Degree in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. She received the Wockhardt Gold Medal for Excellence in Management Studies as well as the J. N. Bose Gold Medal in Cost Accountancy. Chanda Kochhar is married to Deepak Kochhar, a wind energy entrepreneur and her Business schoolmate.
Arundhati Bhattacharya is one of the prominent Indian bankers. She is currently the Chair-Managing director of the State Bank of India. She is the first woman to be the Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2016, she was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
Simone Tata is presently Chairperson (Former), Lakme Chairperson (Present),Trent Limited. She is French by birth and educated in Switzerland, Simone is wife of Naval Homey Jahangir Tata and step mother to Ratan Tata. She is better known as ‘Cosmetic Czarina of India’.
Ekta Kapoor is presently the JMD & Creative Director, Balaji Telefilms. Ekta Kapoor is the daughter of legendary star of yesteryears Jeetendra and brother of Bollywood actor Tusshar Kapoor. Ekta has created a niche for herself in TV serial and film production. She can easily be termed as the most successful female producer of entertainment world.
Ritu Kumar is one of the big names in Indian fashion industry. Ritu has carved a niche for herself in designing a variety of wardrobes including swimwear, eveningwear, traditional Indian wear, casual wear and formal evening gown. She has the distinction of designing costumes of three winning Miss Indias.
Richa Kar, a new name in the business industry. She is the founder and chief executive of online lingerie retailer Zivame, has relinquished control of the company’s business operations. Richa Kar continues to be the CEO of Zivame. She works closely with the board on strategic projects for the company.