Inspiring Stories Of 12 Indians Who Made It Big Abroad

Sunita Williams:
Indian-origin Sunita Williams is a former 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. Williams has set a world record for the maximum number of spacewalks by a female astronaut. She was once assigned to the International Space Station as a member of Expedition 14 and Expedition 15.

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal:
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is a British-based Indian and is the Chairman and CEO of Arcelor Mittal. It is the world’s largest steel making company and Mittal owns 41 percent of its stakes. Since 2008, he has been a member of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs. He was also included in the Forbes’ list of “Most Powerful People” in 2012 and was also the richest man of Asian descent in 2007 in UK. Mittal is the perfect role model for ‘rags to riches’ story.

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