List of 12 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs in IndiaDecember 22, 2017
Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs in India
In earlier article we’ve discussed how the country has witness a great uprise in the number of women entrepreneurs in India with complete reports and statistics. Now, it’s time to discuss most successful Women Entrepreneurs list in India.
The days are gone when women were considered not equal to all in this world. Now a days the fact that women are as best as men on all parameters of Hard work, Intelligence, Maintaining home and career, & Leadership qualities.
Being Successful in life is everybody’s Zeal, when we feel accomplish our dreams. Most of the men are successful businessmen. India too has plenty of bold, fearless women who have made a tremendous mark individually.
The new generation women have overcome all their odds & have proved themselves beyond in the world of entrepreneurship. Women holds great positions in their fields. There are so many icons in terms of success.
Here are some successful women in their Career & in Entrepreneurship
#1. Indu Jain
Designation: ChairPerson, Times group.
Indu Jain (76), Belongs to Sahu Jain family. She is the chairperson of India’s largest media group, Times. She is known by various identities as spiritualist, humanist, educationalist, entrepreneur. Ms Jain was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Govt. of India 2016. She awarded the Mahatma-Mahavira to involve in several activities. She is also founder president of The Ladies Wing of the FICCI(FLO). She is a strong Votary for women rights. Now her two sons running the company.
#2. Chanda Kochhar
Designation: MD & CEO, ICICI BANK.
Chanda Kochar(51) is the current CEO of India’s Largest Private Bank ICICI Bank. She is from Rajasthan got Master’s from Mumbai. She has been the most Strong & Important name in Retail Banking & the Forbes list of the World’s 100 most powerful women additional to other rankings. Under her ICICI bank won the “Best Retail Bank in India” award in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 & Excellence award in 2002. “Business women of the year 2005” by Economic Times. “Rising Star Award” in 2006.
#3. Indra Nooyi
Designation: CEO, Pepsico.
Indra Nooyi(56) is the current CEO and Chairperson of the second largest food & beverage business, Pepsico. The Top most well known Face among women entrepreneurs of India. She is from Chennai and did her bachelor’s in science & MBA. She has been awarded prestigious Padma bhushan for her business achievements and been as an inspirational.
#4. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Designation: Chairman & MD, Biocon Limited.
Kiran(59), from Bangalore, She completed her Bachelor’s in Zoology from Bangalore, & PG from Melbourne university. Shaw is the Chairman & MD of Biocon Limited, one of the leading biopharmaceutical companies. She is one of the strong women placed in Forbes list more than once. Kiran is also a member of board of governors of Indian school of Business & IIT, Hyd. Kiran received the prestigious Padma Shri (1989) & Padma Bhushan(2005) from the govt. of India.
#5. Naina Lal Kidwai
Designation: Group General manager & Country Head – HSBC, India.
Naina(55), is Presently country head of HSBC India. She has completed her Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University & an MBA from Harvard Business school, she is the first Indian women who graduated from Harvard. Kidwai also global advisor of Harvard Business school. Indian government conferred Padma Shri award on Naina for her contribution towards Trade & Industry.
#6. Shahnaz Husain
Designation: CEO, Shahnaz Herbals Inc.
Shahnaz Husain (72) is the biggest trend setter in Herbal Cosmetics Industry in India. She is known as the “Queen of Herbal Beauty care”. The company has over 400 franchise clinics & Services across the world covering 138 countries. She is the top most women entrepreneur. She received Prestigious Padma Shri award in 2006.
#7. Ekta Kapoor
Designation: JMD & Creative Director, Balaji Telefilms.
Ekta Kapoor(42), undoubtedly we can say the one of the top women entrepreneur in India. She is head of India’s most television Industry Balaji Telefilms. The women who changed the face of Indian Tv. The women who single handedly founded Balaji. She is the most successful producer of entertainment world. She has produced somany successful serials & movies. She won the Hall of Fame award at the 6th Indian telly awars in 2006. She is one of the strong women entrepreneur.
#8. Vandana Luthra
Designation: Founder, VLCC.
Vandana(58) is a founder of VLCC Health care Limited. She is a leader in India’s health & Wellness Industry. She is from Kolkata, Beauty expert herself in health fitness, skin care, nutrition. Today her VLCC Present across 11 countries with 4000+ employees and the women behind it, credit goes to vandana. She is one of the top Indian entrepreneurs. She was also awarded Padma Shri in 2013 for her Contribution.
#9. Sulajja Firodia Motwani
Designation: JMD – Kinetic Motors.
Sulajja(47), is the Joint Managing Director of Kinetic Motors. She is one of the Indian Women Entrepreneurs & Philanthropist. Sulajja has single handedly maintained, designed & developed marketing strategies to spread company’s growth. Sulajja’s growth 7 looks recognized by India today named her “Face of Millennium” & also selected as “Global leader of tomorrow” by the world economic Forum.
#10. Suchi Mukherjee
Designation: Founder & CEO, Limeroad
Suchi received many awards & recognition like K.C. Nag Economics Prize, common wealth Cambridge Scholarship. Before this she is a part of eBay, Skype, Gumtree. She was selected as one of the Rising talent, High Potential leaders under 40.
#11. Richa Kar
Designation: Founder & CEO, Zivame.
Richa Kar(34), Founder & CEO of online Lingerie store Zivame.com. It has got its fame for first web platform having over 2000 styles. She has significant experience in branding, retail marketing & operations. She is from Jhamshedpur & completed her engineering from BITS pilani(2002) and masters(2007). She is probably the first women played a role in educating women across the country about intimate wear and perfect styles to understand by zivame.
#12. Shradha Sharma
Designation: Founder & CEO, Your Story Media Pvt.Ltd.
Shradha(34) is a founder of India’s top media platform YourStory, for entrepreneurs and startup ecosystem. She is from patna, Bihar completed degree from Delhi & MICA. She previously worked with Times of India & CNBC TV18. Younger generation women entrepreneurs look up to her. She was awarded with the L’Oréal Paris Femina award for online influence in 2015 & she was selected among 500 LinkedIn influencers across the world.
This was dedicated to young emerging women entrepreneurs.
If we missed out any inspirational women entrepreneurs…. let us know in comments…… Thank you!!!!