Dr. Suma Natarajan
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Dr. Suma Natarajan

Dr. Natarajan started her medical career with a MBBS degree in 1979 from the prestigious Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal. She stayed on at KMC and completed her DGO and MD degrees after which she came to Coimbatore. She took a sabbatical to train herself in laparoscopic surgical techniques at Tuttilingen, Germany in 1995. She returned to India to start her career as a consultant in G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore. She eventually took over and spearheaded a busy Obstetrics/Gynecology department at the hospital for almost two decades. During this time, apart from runni

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Pawan K. Sharma
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Pawan K. Sharma

Pawan was born in Faridabad, Haryana to Chaggan Lal Sharma and Kusum Sharma and has 2 elder siblings Poonam Sharma and Rajani Dixit. He is married to Jannat Sharma and has a 9-year-old daughter Menaha Sharma. He has been with Tolaram Group since a very young age. Over the last many years, he has grown along with the company. Owing to his versatility and business acumen, he was entrusted with the responsibility to run West Africa operations for its CPG vertical. Pawan has come across as an embodiment of perseverance whose success story is an inspiration for umpteen aspirers who aim to make a m

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Mahendra Vora
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Mahendra Vora

Mr. Vora comes from a humble Jain family with a solid business background. His strong desire for success from a young age, combined with his excellent upbringing and education, has shaped him into a successful individual. The astute and enthusiastic leader holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications from Gujarat University (India). The success of the programmerturned-innovator is genuinely remarkable, and it can be credited to his years of hard work and professionalism. Under his inspiring le

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Parveen Goyal
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Parveen Goyal

An MBA in International Business and HRM, Parveen has experience of over two decades in the domain of general trading. He established Sun Corporation in the year 2013. Under his headship, the company is growing at a faster pace and catering to the demand for Basmati Rice from major buyers in many countries, including the UAE, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, Somaliland, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Turkey, the UK, Australia, and many more. The farsighted leader initially created a niche platform to meet the needs of sellers and buyers. He has a database of over 100 products acquir

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Mukesh Ambani
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Mukesh Ambani

A Chemical Engineer from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Mukesh Ambani has pursued an MBA from Stanford University in the US. Being on the Board of Reliance Industries since 1977, he has played a significant role in the Group’s backward integration journey – from textiles to polyester fibres and further onto petrochemicals and petroleum refining, and going upstream into oil and gas exploration and production. Owing to his dedicated efforts in creation of multiple new world-class manufacturing facilities involving diverse technologies, Reliance’s petrochemicals manufacturin

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Adar Poonawalla
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Adar Poonawalla

The CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of Technology, Adar Poonawalla is a perfect combination of vigor, energy, and sharp focus. The son of Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, the young leader has inherited all the right and relevant qualities to run a successful business from his father, who had established the Serum Institute of Technology in 1996. Now in his position as the leader, Adar is taking his father’s vision ahead with real-time planning, smart innovation, and the zest to take the firm to newer heights of success. STEPPING UP TO BE THE LEADER Adar got the first-hand experi

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Smt. Savitri Jindal
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Smt. Savitri Jindal

SERVING HUMANITY WITH KINDNESS & COMPASSION The Chairperson Emeritus, OP Jindal Group, Smt. Savitri Jindal is not only renowned in Haryana and India but in the whole world as a popular leader. She has lead with grace the life of a successful wife, a successful mother, a successful politician as well as a successful entrepreneur. Even though all of her four sons are successful businessmen, they are rooted in values and their philosophy of life is of Gandhism – simplicity is their special identity. She has also successfully handled the responsibility of Ministry of Revenue and ban cal

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Ananya Birla
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Ananya Birla

Apart from being a karmayogi, who is living the dream, she is driven by the vision to bring about a positive change in society. Her venture Svatantra Microfin supports women entrepreneurs in the rural areas to grow and become financially more secure. PLAYING PLEASANT NOTES Ananya always chose to do things differently. A quiet, observant and introspective child, she had an interest in music since an early age. She learnt to play santoor when she was just 11 years old. As she grew, so did her interest in music. She taught herself to play the guitar with the help of video tutorials on the

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Sania Mirza
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Sania Mirza

Born to a sports journalist, Imran Mirza, Sania was introduced to the game by her mother Nasima Mirza. Touted as one of the finest doubles players in the world and without doubt the finest women’s tennis player to have ever represented India, Sania Mirza’s achievements also include laurels like Arjuna Award, WTA Newcomer of the Year, Padma Shri, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Padma Bhushan to name a few. She has won 13 medals for the country. Sania is the highest ever ranked singles player in the men and women category in the last 30 years and has been ranked as 27th in singles and the w

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Aliko Dangote
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Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote GCON (Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger) is a Nigerian billionaire and the founder of Lagos headquartered Dangote Group with the designation of President and Chief Executive. He is also a member of the board of the Corporate Council on Africa and the Steering Committee of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the McKinsey Advisory Council, and the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. Though he was born in a wealthy business family of Nigeria - his great grandfather, Alhaji Alhassa

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