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Behind these successful Indian women, there are no men

These are the Indian women who have excelled in their respective fields.

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Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. Nooyi has been consistently ranked by Fortune Magazine among the World's Most Powerful Women. (Image: Facebook)
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Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. Nooyi has been consistently ranked by Fortune Magazine among the World's Most Powerful Women. (Image: Facebook)

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. She is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Bengaluru-based biotechnology firm Biocon Limited. She is also the Chairperson of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. (Image credit: Facebook)
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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. She is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Bengaluru-based biotechnology firm Biocon Limited. She is also the Chairperson of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. (Image credit: Facebook)

Kirthiga Reddy, is an Indian businesswoman who was appointed as Managing Director at Facebook India. However, she went on to take a global role at the social media giant at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. (Image credit: YouTube)
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Kirthiga Reddy, is an Indian businesswoman who was appointed as Managing Director at Facebook India. However, she went on to take a global role at the social media giant at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. (Image credit: YouTube)

Mamata Banerjee is not only the Chief Minister of West Bengal, but is also a poet and an avid painter. She is the first woman to hold the chief minister's office in the state. (Image credit: Reuters)
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Mamata Banerjee is not only the Chief Minister of West Bengal, but is also a poet and an avid painter. She is the first woman to hold the chief minister's office in the state. (Image credit: Reuters)

Naina Lal Kidwai is an Indian banker, Chartered Accountant and business executive. Kidwai is the former Group General Manager and the Country Head of HSBC India. She is also a former President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). (Image Credit: FICCI)
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Naina Lal Kidwai is an Indian banker, Chartered Accountant and business executive. Kidwai is the former Group General Manager and the Country Head of HSBC India. She is also a former President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). (Image Credit: FICCI)

Chitra Ramkrishna is the first female Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). (Image credit: Facebook)
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Chitra Ramkrishna is the first female Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). (Image credit: Facebook)

Ritu Dalmia is an Indian celebrity chef and restaurateur. She owns Diva, one of the finest Italian restaurants in Delhi and interestingly has not undergone any professional training to become a chef. (Image credit: Facebook)
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Ritu Dalmia is an Indian celebrity chef and restaurateur. She owns Diva, one of the finest Italian restaurants in Delhi and interestingly has not undergone any professional training to become a chef. (Image credit: Facebook)

Arundhati Bhattacharya is an Indian banker and went on to become the first woman Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2016, she was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.
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Arundhati Bhattacharya is an Indian banker and went on to become the first woman Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2016, she was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.

Chanda Kochhar is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank. Kocchar is widely recognised for her role in shaping retail banking in India.
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Chanda Kochhar is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank. Kocchar is widely recognised for her role in shaping retail banking in India.

Mary Kom, who hails from Manipur, is an Olympic bronze medalist and has made the entire country proud by her heroics in the boxing ring. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each world championships she has fought. (Image credit: Reuters)
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Mary Kom, who hails from Manipur, is an Olympic bronze medalist and has made the entire country proud by her heroics in the boxing ring. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each world championships she has fought. (Image credit: Reuters)

First Published on Mar 8, 2018 12:15 pm
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