Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs In India



Simone Tata:

Simone Tata, wife of Naval Homey Jahangir Tata and step mother to Ratan Tata is one of the most powerful woman Indian business has ever seen. She has been credited with the title ‘Cosmetics Czarina of India’ as she was the then Chairperson of Lakme group; she also heads Trent—the Westside store by the Tata group belongs to Trent. She has been appreciated all over the globe for her fantastic managerial abilities and extra ordinary leadership skills.

Priya Paul:

With her specialized degree in economics, Priya entered her family business and worked under her father as a marketing manager at the Park Hotel, Delhi. After the death of Surrendra Paul, she succeeded him in 1990 as a chairperson and since then, she did not have to look back. Her contributions towards the hospitality industry has been immense, Park Hotel was rated as one of the best 101 hotels worldwide in 2003 and she holds the prestigious Padma Shri award for her excellence in the hospitality sector. She is also a recipient of the Economic Times Award.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw:

Facing various difficulties and challenges because of her youth, charm, gender and her untested business model, Kiran always dreamt of achieving big and she made her dream true.

A proud Bangalorean and the chairperson of Biocon, she built her bio pharmaceutical company with a well balanced business portfolio and made herself worth $900 million. She has inspired the younger generation with the challenge she took in the field of biotechnology. She made the country proud by receiving various prestigious awards like Karnataka Rajyothsava Award and Nikkei Asia Prize for her outstanding work.

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