Beyond business, female leaders from across generations are working together to find new solutions to the world’s biggest problems, In the past years women are coming in front of the world with her new and innovative ideas and leading the big industries.
Falguni Nayar —- Beauty Industry Nykaaa
Wealthiest female Indian billionaire with her estimated wealth to the tune of $6.5 billion (Rs. 650 Crores) after recent listings, and in the top 20 richest people of India. No one knows a middle class Gujrati girl will rule over the beauty industry. The Nykaa industry includes Nykaa Cosmetics, Nykaa Naturals, Kay Beauty, Twenty Dresses and Pippa Bella. The company is all set for its IPO, and is looking to raise $71 million. The listing is expected to value it at $4.5 billion. Nayar and her family currently own 54% of the company.
A graduate of IIM, Ahmedabad, Falguni Nayar worked almost two decades as an investment banker and broker with the Kotak Mahindra Group.
In 2005, she became the Managing Director of the investment banking business where she successfully spearheaded the firm to be India’s leading IPO banker and was instrumental in closing several successful M&As (Mergers and Acquisitions).
Gita Gopinath — The Great Monetary of India
Gita Gopinath will take over as the first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund from January next year replacing Geoffrey Okamoto. Gita Gopinath has served as the IMF’s chief economist—the first woman to hold the post in IMF’s history— for three years.
Gopinath, the IMF’s first woman chief economist, was slated to return to her academic position at Harvard University in January next year.
Under Gopinath’s leadership, the IMF’s Research Department has gone from strength to strength, particularly highlighting its contributions to multilateral surveillance via the World Economic Outlook, a new analytical approach to help countries respond to international capital flows (the integrated policy framework), and Gopinath’s recent work on a pandemic plan to end the Covid-19 crisis by setting targets to vaccinate the world at a feasible cost,” said the IMF’s Managing Director.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw – Biotech Explorer
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a first-generation entrepreneur and global business leader with over 4 decades of experience in biotechnology. Fueled by her passion, she started her biotech journey in 1978 from her garage in India. Today, that journey is changing lives for the better across the globe. She is regarded as an unconventional thinker with many firsts to her credit.
Biocon is working with U.S. firm Adagio Therapeutics to develop an antibody therapy called ADG20 to prevent and treat the coronavirus and its variants.
In September 2021, vaccine billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla’s Serum Institute of India agreed to acquire a 15% stake in Biocon Biologics, a Biocon subsidiary.
Richa Kar – The Zivame Queen
Doing something different is never be a easy task for anyone. Here we can take a name of another female and Zivame Queen. An Indian Entrepreneur starts a online lingerie platform.
After Completing her studies she had joined IT sector. But She was not seeing that growth in that so she left the job and came in the industry with the idea to selling apparel, Bras and Panties. Her path was not easy . But She proved herself . Her Hard work and determination impressed investors and they start funding her project. And now Zivame has more than 5 million visitors today
Today Zivame is a household name for every girls and ladies it is not just coz its mind-blowing range of clothing, but also for the quality and durability it guarantees.
So Every female has its own story we just cover few of them for you. These are the examples of the world. Its never too late to start new things. “Just think, decide and do”
“If you want to run for Prime Minister, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too. Shave your armpits, don’t shave them, wear flats one day, heels the next. These things are so irrelevant and surface to what it is all really about, and I wish people wouldn’t get caught up in that. We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop.