Many Indians gain position in the Young Global Leaders list
Date: Thursday , March 31, 2011
Many Indians and Indo-Americans are included in the list of Young Global Leaders for 2011. The list by the World Economic Forum consists of 190 individuals from 65 countries. According to the forum, the people who received the Young Global Leaders award received it for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world.
The list includes Indo-American personalities like Nikki Haley, South Carolina Governor; Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer; Gita Gopinath, Harvard University economics Professor; Sandeep Chatterjee, SourceTrace Systems Co-Founder; and Saleem Ali, University of Vermont environmental studies Professor. Indians like, Members of Parliament Meenakshi Natarajan and Deepender Singh Hooda; Ocimum Biosolutions Founder and CEO Anuradha Acharya; Sanjay Chandra, Managing Director of real estate firm Unitech; Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala, Hirco Group Founder and Co-Chairman; Manish Khera, Financial Inclusion Network and Operations CEO; Chetan Maini, Mahindra Reva Deputy Chairman and CTO; Shaffi Mather, Ambulance Access for All Co-Founder; Ramakarthikeyan Srikrishna, founding Partner and Head, global strategy, sales infrastructure, HCL Technologies; and Bhavin Turakhia, CEO at Web products marketing company Directi, are also part of the list.
The 2011 honorees will now be part of a broader forum of 668 Young Global Leaders worldwide. They will participate in World Economic Forumís events, including its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the annual meeting of the New Champions in China, and the forum's regional meetings worldwide.