Top 20 Overseas Indians
Bangalore: An increasing number of Indian-born people are making their mark in various countries across the globe with their outstanding performance in diverse fields ranging from business, academics, media and politics to literature. Let us have a look at these highly successful personalities who stand as a source of inspiration to the upcoming generation -
1. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal
Mittal, the richest Indian in the world is a steel magnate and the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. He is the independent director of Goldman Sachs, who built the first large Indian multinational company. His life is a rag-to-riches story and according to him, ‘’ everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them’’.
2. Sunita Williams
Sunita Williams is an Indian-origin NASA astronaut who holds the record of the longest spaceflight (195 days) among female space travelers. She happens to be the second Indian-American woman who had the opportunity to go to space after the Late Kalpana Chawla. Apart from holding the record of longest spaceflight, she has two more records in her name (female space Travelers) - number of space walks (four) and total time spent on space walks (29 hours and 17 minutes).
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