India is a country with rich cultural heritage and a history of thousands years. Indians are considered to be very intelligent and the core truth is, Indians are intelligent because of its rich culture.
As per psychological facts, the children who are born and brought up in the secure environment during their basic years are brainy and the result of this is, not only men but most of the Indian females are making mark in different fields across the globe by governing the society in various streams. Their success stories have gained a lot of admiration and applaud. Their stories are as well as very inspiring and motivating. Couples of them are discussed below.
In spite looking for bonding at the American soil she made her mark. Her stories revolve around the culture, food, festivals and personal pains of Indian couples and family. Achieving success on alien land where she still looking for belongingness but has find place in hearts of American readers. JHUMPA LAHIRI was born in London, the daughter of immigrants from the state of West Bengal. At the age of two, she migrated to America with her parents. At present she is a professor at Princeton University of creative writing.
Lahiri calls herself American, comments “I wasn’t born here, but I might as well have been”, she quoted this when President of United States of America presented the National Humanities Medal at the White House ceremony on 10th September, 2015. The award was felicitated to Jhumpa for enlarging the human story. In her works of fiction, she illuminates the Indian-American experience in beautiful narration. She was nominated for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction for her book Lowland. The Lowland story revolves around two brothers, who grew up in Calcutta in 1960s. After the elder one is killed, the other marries his widow pregnant wife.
Another example is of J Manjula, who was born in 1962 in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district to high school principal J Sriramulu Manjula. She got appointment of Director General, Electronics and Communication Systems, taking the responsibility from her male boss who is distinguished scientist and Director General Dr. KD Nayak, she received the awards for Performance Excellence and Scientist of the year 2011. Her achievements are designing and realizing fast signal acquisition receivers, responsive jammers, high power RF systems, controller software etc. for various systems. Ms. Manjula is a recipient of DRDO award for ‘Performance Excellence’ and ‘Scientist of the Year 2011’. She worked at the leadership positions at Defense Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), an establishment of DRDO, as a Director since July, 2014.
In 2006, Indira Nooyi became first PepsiCo’s female CEO, as well as its first CEO not born in the US. Nooyi’s started her career from Yale school of management in 1980. And further succeed the followed challenges. She competed with the male counterparts and carried an immense amount of confidence. Products launched in the past three years now make up 9% of revenue–which totaled $66.4 billion in 2013. And of 2013’s 50 bestselling new food and beverage products in the U.S.; few new brands came from PepsiCo recently i.e. Starbucks Iced Coffee, Muller Quaker Yogurt, and Mountain Dew Kick start. Indira Krishnamurthy Nooyi , 61 years old is an Indian-born, naturalized American, business executive and the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. In 2014, she was ranked 13 in the list of Forbes World’s 100 most powerful women.
Aishwarya Rai, known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is not only Indian actress and but also the winner of the Miss World contest. From a journey of successful Bollywood career, she has established herself as one the most popular and high-profile celebrities in India. In 2015, canes festival she received the award for most successful lady. Married into the biggest family of Bollywood, Rai has received two Filmfare Awards from ten nominations. Govt of India has awarded the Padma Shri in 2009 and the “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” award by the Government of France in 2012. Rai’s is a brand ambassador for several charity organizations and campaigns; she is goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
The news of their achievements is an inspiring note for new generation. The saga of their success has many examples of wisdom, courage, discipline and strong will. In the man dominated society and competition with male counterpart these ladies have come up with flying colors and hallo at their back. It tells the youth that nothing is impossible and anything can be achieved with determination and focus.