When it comes to talent, India is no less and more so it is the women who are taking the first place in every field.
Here is a lost of women who have done amazingly well in various fields:
1. Mary Kom
Mary Kom is a Five-Time World Amateur Boxing champion. She won her 5th Gold in November last year. This was achieved in the Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championship. Mary Kom is the only woman boxer to have won a medal in all the 6 world championships.
2. Dr Neeru Chadha
Dr Neeru Chadha was the first Indian Woman who was elected as the Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Earlier, she was the first woman Chief Adviser for the Ministry of External Affairs.
3. Chief Justice Indira Banerjee
This woman became the Chief Justice of Madras High Court in 2017 in the month of March. She was selected from 53 males and 6 female judges of Madras High Court.
4. Chanda Kocchar
Chanda Kocchar made it to the Forbes Magazine. She was ranked 32 in The World's Top 100 Most Powerful Woman's list. She is the CEO of ICICI Bank and has made India proud in 2017.
5. Manushi Chillar
Manushi Chillar was a medical student from Haryana and is the perfect example of a woman called 'beauty with brains'. This gorgeous woman won the Miss World Crown in 2017. She made India proud 17 years after Priyanka won the same award in 2000.
6. Savita Poonia
Savita Poonia is a goalkeeper in the Woman's Hockey team of India. Being a goalkeeper is not an easy task and she has proved herself time and again. She has been a very good example and an inspiration for the Indian Woman.
7. Mithali Raj and her team
The Indian Women’s Cricket Team made it to the ICC Women’s World Cup finale. Although they did not win the title; but they won millions of hearts across the country. The defeat against England by a mere nine runs shattered the dream of the Indian women cricket team of winning the World Cup. Despite their setback, the captain Mithali Raj and her team were flooded with accolades, encouragement and love from all corners of the country.
8. The Hockey Team
The Indian women’s hockey team had a Chak De moment when they beat China to win Asia Cup title after 13 years. They have qualified for Hockey World Cup to be held in 2018.
Even though this list is just 7 women long, it doesn’t belittle the achievement of the women not mentioned on this list. We salute these women!
9. Anshu Jamsenpa
A 32-year-old mountaineer and mother of two, Anshu Jamsenpa, in May 2017, became the first woman in the world to scale Mount Everest Twice in a season. Anshu also made the record of fastest double ascent by a woman to the world’s highest peak.
10. Hima Das
Hima Das is an Indian sprinter. She comes from the state of Assam, which is in the North-East region of India. She became the first Indian to win a Gold medal in a track event at the World Junior Athletics Championships in 2018.
These are some of the examples of an Indian woman from various fields who have made Indian woman proud. They are truly an inspiration for all of us.