How We Did It

As women are climbing the corporate ladder, another set is making an impact at the grassroots level. It was tough finding the gems among them.


Meena Ganesh's latest home medical care start-up is going places.

Nakhate is helping corporates with consolidation and global business.

The fight for freedom has been carried out for 25 years to save innocent lives from human traffickers.

Early-stage risk capital can accelerate the growth of social enterprises.

Falguni Nayak's goal is to build Nykaa as an omni-channel, pan-India beauty brand.

The 'Nirbhaya' incident was the trigger that made D'Silva take up women's issues.

Renana Jhabvala has taken SEWA to 14 states and set up co-operative bank and housing finance company.

Rajnish Kumar will replace Arundhati Bhattacharya, whose term as the Chairman of country's largest public sector lender ends this week.

Anjuly Chib Duggal has been the driving force behind several big initiatives of the government.


The foundation helps acid attack survivors and doubles up as a home away from home

Jayashree Vyass Mahila Sewa Bank aims to financially empower a million women in the next three years.

Zaveri believes in commitments and nurturing young women leaders

Gayathri Vasudevan provides skilling and ignites entrepreneurship in people at the bottom of the pyramid.

Agile innovations and relevant business models are keeping the business ahead of the competition.

From soap operas to films and now edgy digital content, Ekta Kapoor has proved her versatility.

Recent global events have shown a surge in protectionism, nationalism and nativism.

Aruna Jayanthi is leading efforts to shift the business to newer areas.

Sustainable fashion and responsible shopping are the way to go