Gender segregation has been continuously imposed in the world and it is hard to argue the fact that so are their respective works. There has been a stereotype view of gender segregation by considering man as the one looking after the house in monetary ways by going out working for bread and butter. On the other hand, a woman is supposed to be at home looking after how to make something useful out of the bread and butter.
But gone are those days, breaking the above view of woman’s profile, there are several successful women scripting their own success story. They are working hard enough to run from rags to riches and are truly influential and inspiring. These women snatched the opportunity to grow and made the best of it. And considering the numbers, between 2016 and 2017, the women-owned firms increased by 45%.
Over the past nine years, the number of women-owned firms is growing five times faster than the national average. The entrepreneurs are making important economic contributions to areas including hair salon owners, high-tech visionaries and everything in between.
Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo
Indra Nooyi, born in Chennai, is the most well-known face amongst Indian women entrepreneurs, held several senior positions before joining PepsiCo. In 1994 she joined PepsiCo and was named the president and CFO in 2001. For her business achievements, she has been conferred with prestigious Padma Bhushan and inspired India’s corporate leadership. Within the last couple of years, she has helped her business accumulate 30 billion dollars worth of crucial deals.