Be proud as you go through this list of these amazing women leaders who show they lead! Here are the 10 Influential Women of Modern India.
Chitra Ramkrishna, MD & CEO, National Stock Exchange
Chitra was the first woman executive director of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), an institution founded in the early 1990s to reform the capital market in India, and now named the largest cash market exchange and one of the three main exchanges in index and derivatives of shares. As MD and CEO, Ms. Ramkrishna not only managed to maintain the line of this great institution, but her tireless effort has ensured growth and improvements in the institution. She has always believed in the strength, courage and determination of Indian women, “we are stronger” she says. She is a sample of courage and determination, with decision and aplomb to climb to the top of world trade
Aarthi Subramanian, Executive Director, TCS
“I joined TCS through the campus recruitment route. Our entire class went through three rounds of interviews, but only four-five of us were selected. It was a proud moment for me when the offer letter came. It was my first job offer and that too with the Tata group.” They were her words during a recent interview. Known for her great determination at the time of undertaking a job, she is a natural perfectionist, she does not settle for anything less than the best and that is demonstrated every day by her work and by the professional achievements obtained to date.
Barkha Dutt, Journalist, TV presenter
She is a detached journalist of the Indian press and television and publisher of NDTV. With an outstanding professional life, his reportage during the Kargil war stands out. Dutt was born in New Delhi, Dutt credits his journalistic skills to his mother, a pioneer among women journalists in India. It has been awarded with different prizes including one of the highest recognitions in India.
Medha Patkar, Activist
Medha Patkar was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra state, India, on December 1, 1954. Medha was raised by her socially active political parents. The symbol of social and ecological activism in India is Medha Patkar, a 60-year-old woman who became famous in the fight against the dams of the Narmada River. She is respected and even revered by social and environmental activists in India, for her career and also for her age. He became internationally known for his participation in the Global Dam Commission, whose report was published in the year 2000. His reputation in India has not stopped growing.
Kiran Bedi, Former Police Officer, Social Activist
Kiran Bedi, is a legend and icon of heroism in India, she was the first woman to join the police force of India. She was born on June 9, 1949 in Amritsar in Punjab. She is one of the most recognized police officers, who have put all their effort into serving society. He has received countless awards and recognition for both his career and his social service.
Tessy Thomas, Scientific
Dr. Tessy Thomas She is the Project Director of many missile projects in the Indian Defense Research and Development Organization. Was the main creator and was responsible for the success of the Agni-III missile project of 3,000 km range, Mission Agni IV project, 5,000 km Agni-V scope in 2009. The missiles were successfully tested on April 19, 2012. “We are all proud of our country, Agni-C is one of our greatest achievements” The Agni-V missile is the most powerful and dangerous weapon that will make the world fear. Her high technical and scientific knowledge have positioned her as a recognized figure in India.
Nirupama Rao, Politician
Nirupama Menon Rao is a diplomat of India. Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador. She was educated in India and joined the Foreign Service of India in 1973. During her diplomatic career, she held several important positions. Through her more than 40 years of professional career, Menon Rao has been the first women to lead diverse professional assignments. He has an unblemished reputation and recognition of her nation.
Anita Dongre, Founder, House of Anita Dongre
Fashion designer known for its foundation, the House of Anita Dongre Ltd. Its labels have earned their success through a mix of western and traditional Indian styles. It is an example of perseverance, discipline, dedication and vision of the future. Becoming one of the most recognized fashion designers of your country, creating designer clothes at affordable prices for consumers.
Chanda Kochhar, Banker
She is the manager and CEO of ICICI Bank in India, one of the most prestigious banks in her country and is recognized worldwide for her role in shaping banking in India. Born in the city of Jodhpur, Kochhar holds the position she has held since 2009. Chanda Kochhar has also dedicated her time and energy to inspiring millions of young Indian women by making them see that their gender is not a barrier to changing the world and achieve success
Arundhati Bhattacharya, Banker
He is Chair-Managing Director, State Bank of India, India. the largest banking institution in India. From her position she has become one of the most powerful women not only in India but in Asia. His excellent work as a banker, has earned him the recognition of this sector. With a reputation without spots, she is one of the most powerful Indian women in the economy of her country.
The list does not end here. Indian women are ambitious towards becoming more important to have a predominant role in all sectors of Indian life, standing out and excelling. There are still many women who deserve applaud to their achievements like Ankita Shroff.