Leading 10 Women Entrepreneurs Achieving Success in India

Published by Rickey 15th Mar 2024

In today's dynamic business landscape, women entrepreneurs are shattering barriers and making remarkable strides, paving the way for countless others.

Roshni Nadar, Delhi native, pursued communication at Northwestern University and later earned an MBA from Kellogg. Now chairs HCL Tech.

1) Roshni Nadar Malhotra

In 1976, Nooyi earned a bachelor's in chemistry and later pursued an MBA and a master's from Yale. She joined PepsiCo in 1994, rising to CEO in 2006.

2) Indra Noovi

Saraf started with Zenith Computers at 16, becoming marketing director at 21. At 24, she founded Vu Group, leading in consumer electronics.

3) Devita Saraf

Nayar, born in Mumbai, graduated from Sydenham College and later became managing director at Kotak Mahindra Capital. She founded Nykaa in 2012.

4) Falguni Nayar

Anu Aga, born in Bombay in 1942, studied economics at St. Xavier’s and earned a Master of Social Work from TISS. She joined Thermax in 1985, later becoming its leader.

5) Anu Aga

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, born in Bangalore in 1953, heads Biocon Limited. Despite challenges, she pursued brewing and zoology degrees.

6) Kiran Mazumdar

Ankiti Bose is one of the co-founders of the online store Zilingo. She was on the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list in 2018 and the Fortune 40 Under 40 list in 2019.

7) Ankiti Bose

Anisha Singh, CEO of Mydala, faced personal and business challenges but emerged successful. She's known for supporting women's initiatives and entrepreneurship.

8) Anisha Singh

Born in Tinsukia, Assam, she married Om Prakash Jindal, founder of Jindal Group. She later became chairwoman, significantly boosting revenue.

9) Savitri Jindal

Starting at ICICI Bank in 1989, she diversified her career across various roles globally, including Managing Director at ICICI Securities.

10) Madhabi Puri Buch