Over the years the world has been through different changes in it and in humanity that it possesses. One such change that happened for good was women empowerment and opportunities to women. Women have started coming up crushing society and becoming equal and above men. So on this special day just for women, we have listed 8 such sucessful women that inspire everyone that everything can be achieved with hard work
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer and author who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She was the first African-American woman to serve in this position. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Brought up in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. She worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met Barack Obama. She later worked in non-profits and as the associate principal of Student Services at the University of Chicago as well as the vice president for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Kamala Devi Harris is an American politician and counsel serving as the 49th vice president of the United States. She is the United States’ first female vice president, the highest-ranking female officer in U.S. history, and the first African American and first Asian American, vice president. Being a member of the Democratic Party, she served as a United States senator from California from 2017 to 2021, and as the attorney general of California from 2011 to 2017. Harris came to be vice president upon inauguration in January 2021 alongside President Joe Biden, having defeated the incumbent president, Donald Trump, and vice president, Mike Pence, in the 2020 election. Her hard work and dedication are what has brought her to this position.
Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician who has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She operated as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. As a member of the Christian Democratic Union, Merkel is the first female chancellor of Germany. Merkel has been widely characterized as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world and by many newscasters since 2016 as the “leader of the free world”.
Suneeta Reddy is a Director of the Board of Apollo Munich-Re Health Insurance Company Ltd and she also administers on the Board of several Apollo Hospitals’ Group companies. She is also the Chairperson of Aircel Cellular Ltd.
Nita Mukesh Ambani is an Indian philanthropist. She is the head and founder of the Reliance Foundation, Dhirubhai Ambani International School and a non-executive director of Reliance Industries. She is married to Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani. With a family fortune estimated at more than US$80 billion, the Ambanis are among the richest in the world. She is also an art collector and holder of the Indian Premier League cricket team Mumbai Indians. She was recorded in 2016 in ‘the fifty high and mighty Indians’ list by India Today. and in the most powerful women business leaders in Asia’ list by Forbes. She was the first Indian woman to become a part of the International Olympic Committee.
Melinda Ann Gates is an American philanthropist and a retired general manager at Microsoft, the world’s largest computer software company. In 2000, she and her husband Bill Gates co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest personal charitable organization as of 2015. Gates has always been ranked as one of the world’s most powerful women by Forbes.
In 2011, she became a third-generation scion at Cipla, with her younger brother. Four years later he stepped out, making her continue the legacy of India’s third-largest pharma company. By 2016 she had shifted to the highest executive post, vice chairman, at the Mumbai outfit and made an expansion course encompassing India, the U.S. and South Africa, with China and Brazil also in her sights. She till date is very hardworking and successful.
Zia Mody is an Indian corporate lawyer and businesswoman. She is deemed an authority on corporate union and acquisition law, securities law, private equity and project finance. Zia is the daughter of Soli Sorabjee, a retired Attorney General of India.
A founding partner of AZB & Partners, one of India’s leading law firms, Zia is one of India’s main corporate lawyers. She has been acknowledged for her assistance to the legal world, both in India and internationally. She has worked with G.E., Tata Group, Reliance Industries, Aditya Birla Group and the Vedanta Group. She also notifies large private equity houses including KKR, Bain Capital and Warburg Pincus. She is ranked #1 among the most powerful women entrepreneurs by Fortune India in 2018 and 2019.