9 Indian Women Who Topped The Forbes Under 30 Achievers List
Forbes released its annual 30-under-30 list of young achievers described as a variety of “bright entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents”. 45 of these change-makers have Indian origin. Here are the nine Indian women who made it.
1. Karishma Shah, 25
Karishma is the youngest hire at Alphabet’s Google X’s Moonshot Factory. She’s their Rapid Evaluation Program Manager.
2. Nila Das, 27
Nila is the VP of American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation Citigroup. She joined it two years ago.
4. Lilly Singh, 27
Lilly “Superwoman” Singh is a Canadian-Indian comedian and one of YouTube’s biggest stars.
5. Meg Jayanth, 28
Meg makes video games, and is known for writing the popular game “80 Days”.
7. Nisha Chittal, 27
Nisha is the social media and community expert at MSNBC.
8. Sampriti Bhattacharya, 28
Sampriti, an MIT grad, is the creator of Hydroswarm, a smart drone platform for underwater data collection. They drones are capable of monitoring oil spills, lost airplanes, and other activities in the ocean.
9. Mugdha Gokhale, 29
Mugdha is a drug safety researcher doing her PhD at University of North Carolina. She’s known for her work on the relation of anti-diabetics and pancreatic cancer, and has also done a bachelor’s in Indian classical music.
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