Women In Business
Women in Business: Women with Glory
From grit to glory, women in business are breaking away from the formerly conventional elite group of entrepreneurs ruled by men. The corporate consortium has seen a surge of women entrepreneurs. Successfully challenging their prescribed roles by our liberal patriarchal society, these women are creating stepping stones for us. This theta-women also looking to fine-tune with their challenges of daily life have exceptionally made their position in the world market and their start-ups are of huge inspiration.
Here is a list of strong women entrepreneurs to get inspiration from who welcomed their creative edge and got the spotlight turned to themselves.
Kiran Majumdar Shaw: Founder and Director of BIOCON Ltd.
Leading the list is Kiran Majumdar Shaw, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Limited. Under her leadership, Biocon, established in 1978 has developed to become a fully equipped bio-pharmaceutical company. The company has expanded to establish itself as a leader in biomedicine research, focusing on oncology and diabetes. Her immense contribution to the medicine industry won her the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan from the government of India.
Oprah Winfrey: Founder and CEO OWN
The woman of substance that she is, Oprah is the founder of three outstanding companies: Harpo Productions, the Oprah Winfrey Network and the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.
Suchi Mukherjee: CEO and Founder OF LimeRoad
Suchi has made a towering brand name in the fashion industry. She founded LimeRoad, an e-commerce lifestyle, and accessories in 2012. Suchi was pregnant with the idea of building LimeRoad when she conceived her baby and was on maternity leave. It has a unique concept of 100% user-generated content which is created by its scrapbooking community and is exclusive to LimeRoad. That means all the products that you see on the site are manufactured by the users of the site itself called the — scrapbooking community. She has a funding of $20Million so far. Her journey from an employee at eBay to the founder of LimeRoad is enthralling.
Sofia Vergara: Cofounder LatinWe
Offstage the Modern Family is the shining businesswoman, who is the co-founder of talent management and a new media company, LatinWe. Her company pulled in an estimated sum of $27Million last year. The company has initiated a social networking site connecting Latino talent with fans.
Richa Kar: Founder of Zivame
We have all struggled to go to a shop and get the best fitting lingerie for ourselves! In 2011 Richa founded a one-stop solution for every girl to save the hustle and struggle to get the perfect lingerie. An online e-commerce brand Kar and her website educate women across the globe about different types of intimate wear and shapes consume behavior for us all.
Yang Lan: Cofounder of Sun Media
One of the most powerful women figures in China also considered as China’s Oprah, Lan is the cofounder of Sun Media. Her company spans TV, Newspapers, Magazines and the web. She is a media mogul and a wonderful host who has interview Bill and Hilary Clinton and Kobe Bryant.
Arianna Huffington: Founder of Huffington Post
Huffington created the Pulitzer Prize-winning (and AOL assimilated) Huffington post which continues to expand new international additions.
Cher Wang: Cofounder HTC
Taiwanese entrepreneur and philanthropist Wang and CEO Peter Chou co-founded HTC in 1997 and remained its leaders as the company developed from a mobile manufacturer to a giant Android brand.
Falguni Nayar: Founder Nykaa
An Investment banker turned entrepreneur Nayar founded Nykaa a beauty and wellness e-store. She was smart in choosing to enter an area that didn’t offer much competition in India, her country and had all the probable chances to flourish. New areas are always easier but riskier at the same time. The demand and the consumer’s need always play a vital role in starting a business, says Nayar
Riya Sinha: Founder of FUZIA
Last but not the list is a woman who founded Fuzia: an online social community and networking platform at the age of 11 years. Sinha founded the website in 2012 with a vision of empowering women through the fusion of culture and ideas. With a membership of 30,000+ and million followers, Fuzia aims at adding values into young women’s life and building a safe community to showcase talents and creativity worldwide.
There are a lot of women entrepreneurs who are creating their names in the business world and etching their mark worldwide. This list is never-ending for all the Boss Babes. We should get inspired by these women entrepreneurs who won their dreams and made it happen.