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Meet the dynamic women who are reshaping the tech industry in India

  • 10 mths ago

Numerous surveys over the years have documented the underrepresentation of women in the tech industry as well as STEM-related fields. Representation matters and that is why it is essential to celebrate women leaders in powerful positions who, with their work and achievements, inspire other women to aspire to similar success in the tech industry. Here is our pick of a few such empowered change-makers who are showing by example that it is possible to shatter the glass ceiling and lead from the front even in industries that seem to be male-dominated. 

1. Debjani Ghosh - In 2017, when Debjani became the President of the National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM), she made history. She became the fifth president and the first woman to lead NASSCOM in 30 years. A technology veteran, Debjani has always striven to use her experience and expertise to redefine human experience, promote equity and change lives. She was the brain behind the 'Think Digital, Think India' idea which aimed to apply the country's digital expertise to development initiatives. She has always been at the forefront of path-breaking ideas, be it researching a new hybrid system of Zero emission of electric airliners, exploring the power generation management of the next generation of HY4 aircraft, lecturing on the subject of Power Electronics or exploring green technologies and renewable, clean energy. In 2020, she was honored by Vogue as the Tech Leader of the year. She has also been listed among India's most powerful women in tech by Business Today.

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