Women are breaking through the glass ceiling and are matching men in every single discipline. They face all challenges at the workplace with greater courage and are natural multi-taskers. On the occasion of International Women's Day, we showcase some of the women entrepreneurs who have made a name for themselves by foraying into the business world.
1. Sabina Chopra
Co-founder of the popular online travel Yatra.com in 2006, she had earlier served as the head of the India operations of eBookers.
2. Suchi Mukherjee
Founder of e-commerce merchandise Limeroad, a one-stop hub for women’s apparel, she worked hard to ensure the success of her brand. Founded in 2012 along with Prashant Malik, Ankush Mehra and Manish Saksena it put across all funky and traditional attire under one roof, and is among the most popular brands today.
3. Shubhra Chadda
The founder of Chumbak, Shubhra, built her brand with single-minded devotion, which is seen as a destination for exquisite products showcasing Indian culture.
She is the founder and CEO of YourStory.com which came into existence in 2008. The media platform projects the stories of budding entrepreneurs and their vision.
5. Rashmi Daga
The founder of FreshMenu, Rashmi is the goto person for clients who bring to their table different kinds of cuisine with fresh food. Prior to this, she had worked at LifeScan, Bluestone.com and Olacabs.
6. Richa Kar
The founder and CEO of Zivame, a popular online lingerie store, Richa's brand has made remarkable progress in a short span of time. Keeping in mind the conservate nature of Indian buyers, she came up with the idea and started the online store in 2011.
7. Falguni Nayar
The founder of e-retailer Nykaa.com in 2012, Falguni focuses on the products on beauty and wellness relating to women. She left her cushy job at Kotak Mahindra Capital Co and staked out on her own, achieving great success in the bargain. Her brand is now valued at Rs 280 crore.