This story now
IN People ON
They are strong, fierce, and ready to take on the world with unbound zeal. They are hungry for success, yet have a passionate side that wants to create a better society. They are the intelligent and promising women entrepreneurs of India.
Although the women's day is over, but for me, everyday is a women's day. So we bring you eleven kickass women who known how to create a difference.
Frontier Markets, an organization dealing with energy products were founded by Ajaita Shah in 2009. She got an award for being an influential leader under the age of 30. With numerous projects in different states of India, she takes up each job with zeal and passion.
Priya Naik, the social entrepreneur in India, is known for her work in the Samhita Social Ventures. It helps donor agencies, NGOs, philanthropist, corporations and individuals connect with each other. She is actively involved in working with the underprivileged people.
NextDrop, the app which allows Indians to track the availability of pipe water is the brain child of Anu Sridharan. With her knowledge of Civil Engineering, she is perfectly blending technology with daily lifestyle of people. She was also selected in the "30 Social Entrepreneurs Under 30″ list for Forbes magazine.
Make A Difference, India's largest volunteer network is co-founded by Gloria Benny. She is determined to take on the complex socioeconomic inequality prevailing in the country and initiate positive change.
Founder of popular online shopping destination Limeroad, Suchi Mukherjee is a woman with many talents.
Aditi Gupta started menstrupedia.com. An app that is an all-in-one guide to have healthy periods. It aims at educating everyone at one of the most important aspect of a women's life – menstruation. With her efforts, she is set out to break the prevailing social taboo.
Leila Janah has entered the world of business by making use of a unique microwork model. Her company Samassource offers employment to the world's poor in the field of digital economy in dignified positions. This young leader has already bagged many awards.
Saloni Malhotra, founder of DesiCrew is determined to focus on creation knowledge-based employment opportunities across the country. This young lady is nominated for and awarded many national and international awards.
Pooja Warier is known for cofounding UnLtd. It is a premier incubator that works for social change. Her passion lies in discovering and supporting the willing social entrepreneurs in India.
Arpita Ganesh's lingerie company Buttercups helps women to find the perfect underwear. She serves both national and international market with excellence.