The year had started with new spirits. Everybody had set their goals are keen in achieving them. As the International Women’s Day is on the par, we listed out some of the most powerful women from whom one can get inspired from. Their success secrets are sure to inspire you in 2017.
1) Chanda Kochar
Chanda Kochar is the Managing Director and Cheif Executive Officer Of ICICI bank. She is extensively recognized for her role in shaping retail banking in India. Chanda ranked 40th on India Today High and Mighty Power list in 2016. In 2016, she was ranked 22nd position in the Forbes Asia’s 50 power Businesswoman list 2016. Kochar received an honorary doctorate from Carleton University, Canada. She was also honored with the Padma Bhushan in 2011, India’s one of the highest civilian honors.
2) Priyanka Chopra
Famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s journey started all the way from a small town Chandigarh. She has now left her footprints in Hollywood too. She is currently busy shooting for her Hollywood series “Quantico” and her English movie “Baywatch” opposite Dwayne Johnson. Well, lot more to come from you PeeCee.
3) Arundhati Bhattacharya
Arundhati Bhattacharya is an Indian banker and is currently working as the Cheif Managing Director of India. The previous year, she was listed as the 25th most powerful woman by Forbes. She is the first woman to lead an India based Fortune 500 company. On the eve of Women’s day, she decided to introduce free vaccination against cervical cancer to all her women employees. Currently, she is named as the fourth most powerful woman in Asia Pacific by Fortune.
4) Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj is the second women to be India’s Minister of External Affairs after Indira Gandhi. On December 10th, she underwent a kidney transplant in AIMS, where the organ is been donated by a living unrelated donor.
5) Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is all in the news. May it be for her role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Padmavati” or her Hollywood debut “XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage.” She starred opposite Vin Diesel from the “Fast and Furious” franchise. Deepika was ranked amongst the top 10 of the highest paid actress in the world. She is one of the actresses who opened up on issues and spoke about sensitive topics like feminism saying: “New feminism isn’t about being aggressive, it is about reaching the top yet being soft.”