On International Women’s Day, we look at women who have broken the glass ceiling and are leading the way in the tech industry. Before you dive right ahead, we would like to remind you that this is not a list of the ‘best women achievers in tech’. Every achievement is important and it would be futile to measure the achievements of one person against the other.
We have compiled the list trying to make it as diverse as possible so that you can learn about these women from various walks of life and get inspired to go ahead and do your best work. In no particular order are women we look up to.
Whitney Wolfe Herd
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, while women make up about half of the global population, self-made women – mostly from Asia – account for less than 5 percent of the world’s 500 biggest fortunes. That is where Wolfe Herd has joined the rare club of self-made female billionares.
An early executive at Tinder, she left the company in 2014 following growing tensions with other executives at Tinder. In December of the same year, Wolfe Herd founded the female-focused dating app.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra
Roshni Nadar became the first woman to lead a listed IT company in India when she became the chairperson of HCL Technologies in…