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7 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in India


A list of Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in India that have made their journey a successful one.


Indra Nooyi

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The CFO and President of PespsiCo., Indra Nooyi is the most eminent face among the Indian women entrepreneurs. Before PepsiCo., Nooyi worked at many senior positions at Asea Brown Boveri and Motorola. She has done her Masters in Public Management from the Yale University and also holds a Masters Degree in Finance from IIM, Kolkata.

She has been awarded the Padma Bhushan Corporate Accomplishments.


 Chanda Kochhar

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Chanda Kochhar, the present Managing Director & CEO of India’s largest private bank ICICI bank has pursued Cost Accountancy ICWAI and has a Masters Degree in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies. Her leadership has led the Bank to win “Best Retail Bank in India” four times.

She has also been conferred with the Wockhardt Gold Medal due to her excellence in Accountancy. The Economic Times has awarded her with “Business Woman of The Year 2005”.


Vinita Bali

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Vinita Bali is the current Managing Director of Britannia Industries ltd. She pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and MBA from LSR from the Delhi University and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies from Bombay University. She also holds her Postgraduate degree in Business & Economics from the Michigan State University.


Indu Jain

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Indu Jain is a well-known face in many different fields. She is a spiritualist, a humanist, an entrepreneur, a follower of arts and culture and also an educationalist. But she has most importantly been an excellent chairman. She is the current chairperson of Benett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., India’s largest media group. She has also been conferred with the prestigious Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in January 2016.


Vandana Luthra

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Listed among the most powerful woman in Indian Business, the founder of a beauty and wellness giant, Vandana Luthra began her journey in 1989.

She was awarded with Padma Shri by the government of India in 2013 for her role in the field of business. Fortune India has listed her as the 33rd most powerful woman in business today.


Shikha Sharma

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Shikha Sharma is presently the Managing Director & CEO of the third largest private sector banks in India,  The Axis Bank Ltd. She has pursued her BA in Economics and holds a degree in MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.



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