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Top 5 Women Entrepreneurs in the World

Those days are passed away when women only work in the kitchens and as we all know in the current generation the world over is recognizing women in a way that has never being done before. Women has become so empowered they are now take over the world with a new spirit. And in this we are going to know about some of the greatest female entrepreneurs of our time.

1- Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is an American entrepreneur, television producer and philanthropist. She is the founder of Oprah Winfrey Network, Harpo Productions and The Oprah Winfrey leadership Academy for girls.

The current net worth of Oprah Winfrey is $2.7 Billion. Oprah is a TV personality and director apart from being a Philanthropist. She has touched the heart of peoples all over the world.

She is also the winner of the CCL award. Oprah was born on January 29, 1954 with a humble beginning in rural Mississippi and later moved to Milwaukee.

Starting off as a Radio co-host at the age of 19 Oprah dominated television screens by creating a more intimate confessional form of media communication for many contributions to American society Oprah Winfrey received the nation’s highest civilian honor the presidential medal of freedom in 2013.

2- Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

One of the times’ magazine hundred most influential people of the world Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has also come under the 85th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.

Kiran has a net worth of 3.9 billion dollars. She is the founder of Biocon firm which she started in 1978 a company that treats auto-immune disease diabetes and cancer.

Biocon was started in Bengaluru with the seed capital of 10,000 INR despite facing so many challenges because of her gender and her untested business model. She like Biocon to become the first Biotechnology company in India to issue an IPO.

The Market capitalization of the company exceeded expectations making Biocon the 2nd Indian company to cross 1 billion dollar mark on the first day of listing.

She was the former chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Kiran Mazumdar shaw gives many contributions to the progress of science and chemistry and awarded by Padma Shri in 1989 and the Padma Bhusan in 2005.

3- Sara Blakely

Sara Treleaven Blakely is an American businesswoman and founder of Spanx was born on 27 February 1971.

While Sara Blakely started off as a door to door fax machine salesperson and now she is the most successful entrepreneur in the world and listed as the 93rd most powerful woman in the world.

An invention Spanx clothes that are supposed to be worn under slacks became so widely accepted it became a standard piece of clothing in everyone’s wardroom was the creation of Spanx.

The current net worth of Sara Blakely is $1.01 billion also she is the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire by Forbes magazine and one of Times 100 most influential people.

Sara also launched the Sara Blakely Foundation in 2006 to help women through education and entrepreneurial training also she is the first female billionaire to join the Bill Gates and Warren Buffet to giving pledged where in the world’s richest people donate at least half of their wealth to charity.

4- Weili Dai

Weili Dai is a Chinese-born American businesswoman. The current net worth of Weili Dai is 770 million dollars.

She is the co-founder and former president of Marvell Technology Group and listed as the world’s 95th richest woman in the world by Forbes.

After working as a software technician she is the only female co-founder of a major semiconductor company. She got his Bachelor’s of computer science degree from the University of California, Berkley.

Weili Dai became the 1st female commencement speaker at the UC Berkley College of Engineering on May t12,2012 and also named as the most influential woman in Embedded on June 12, 2013.

5- Richa Kar

Richa Kar was the founder of the online store Zivame. Richa Kar is the first person in India to revolutionized the fail women by laundry furthermore to the online platform she also places a role in educating women across the country.

Richa Kar was born on 17th July 1980 in Jamshedpur, Madhya Pradesh. Her father was worked in Tata Steel and she belonged to a very conventional family.

In earlier days of her carrier she started working in the IT sector as a Software Analyst in an IT firm and later completed an MBA from NMIMS in 2007.

To avoid the problems of the physical distribution of lingerie Zivame entrepreneur wanted to come up with a distribution system.

Richa Kar truly defining the new age entrepreneur in India. Starting from a small office space in 2011 Zivame has now included more than 5000 styles, 50 brands and 100 sizes with an evaluation of 100 million dollars.

So these are some most influential business women or female entrepreneurs of the world and make changes over the world by her spirit.

Updated: April 14, 2021 — 5:28 pm

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