It is so true that imagination is a more valuable asset than experience in most of the cases. An idea, a vision and planned execution are all it takes to achieve greatness. Compared to the previous generations, we have become strong and much more willing to take risks. That is perhaps why almost more than 70 percent of the Indian population becomes entrepreneurs, out of which, more than three-fourth are successful.
Let us discuss 5 Indian Women Entrepreneurs who went against all the odds, broke the shackles and are super successful today:
- Suchi Mukherjee –
Suchi Mukherjee is the founder and CEO of Limeroad, which is an online e-commerce platform that offers a wide variety of accessories, clothing, apparel, footwear, etc. Suchi gave women an e-commerce platform to call their own, where they can get all that their heart desires. Her hard work has taken a small idea and turned it into a flourishing business with over 600+ vendors and also, a rapidly high growth rate.
- Anita Dongre –
Anita Dongre is the founder and CEO of Global Desi, which was started in 2014 and is now one of the most famous online clothing sites with three markets in Mauritius. It has become one of the most famous fashion brands ever since. It is a boho-chic fashion brand which is inspired by India’s colors, chaos, and diversity. It offers you a wide range of clothing right from office wear and corporate wear to various ethnic and traditional styles of clothing for women. The Global Desi new collection was recently added in 2016, which includes a whole new variety of traditional, ethnic styles and clothing, accessories, etc.
Anita recently introduced Grass root, which is an eco-friendly brand that tributes the handcrafted traditions of India. Grass root collaborates with several NGO’s and artisans across India and is a platform for these artisans to showcase the treasure house of Indian crafts. Dongre makes this relevant by fashioning into contemporary tales and presenting them as a luxury pet to the world.
- Aditi Gupta –
Aditi Gupta is basically and Indian author and also the founder of menstrual DIA comic. She utilized her skills and desire to educate women about menstrual health and hygiene. She has helped many women overcome the taboo associated with menstruation and has given women a discussion forum where they openly discuss their concerns.
- Gloria Benny –
Gloria is the founder and CEO of her organization MAD (Make a Difference). She has brought about the education of thousands of children all across India. She harnesses the enthusiasm of the youth and utilizes their energy to realize her true desire in working for the society. MAD(Make a Difference) works with nearly about 5000 children who are currently living in 77 shelter homes across 23 cities in India, thereby delivering impact through a Fellow-managed volunteering model of 4000 young leaders.
- Meena Bindra –
It all started off as a hobby for 50-year-old Meena Bindra, but very soon, her small venture of clothing and designing gave way to Biba, which proved to be one of the largest ready-made ethnic wear brands in India. Biba has also started an online shopping platform. This is an e-commerce online shopping platform that offers a wide variety of clothing, apparel, accessories, etc. It was a result of Meena’s hard work and dedication that, from a meager sum of 8,000 rupees as her starting amount, she ended up earning crores of rupees from Biba.
So go ahead guys, put on your thinking caps! Don’t be afraid to take risks! Go out there and make a difference! If you can’t make the difference, then become the difference!
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