On this Women’s day We Celebrate 35 Power Women of Finance Industry

    On International Women’s Day, here are 35 women who are reshaping finance in India (in no particular order of priority). 

    Don’t miss checking out these powerful voices:

    1. Monika Halan: An institution herself, Monika Halan is the Consulting Editor with Mint. She is a well-known personality who regularly speaks on financial literacy, regulation, inclusion, and consumer issues in retail finance. She is also the author of the best-selling book Let’s Talk Money published in 2018. She has also anchored several TV shows on personal finance on NDTV, Zee, and Bloomberg. You can follow her on Twitter: @monikahalan
    1. Sucheta Dalal: Sucheta Dalal has been a business journalist for over two decades. She is currently the Managing Editor of Moneylife magazine. She was also responsible for bringing the 1992 scam of the Indian stock market to light. Sucheta was also conferred the Padma Shri in 2006 for her exemplary work as a journalist. You can follow her on Twitter: @suchetadalal 
    1. Shereen Bhan: Shereen is the Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18 and a prolific news anchor. She has a rich experience of 15 years of covering news related to corporate India, policy matters, and other events that redefined India’s economic and business landscape. Shereen is the recipient of prestigious awards such as the ‘FICCI Woman of the Year’ and was also named the ‘Young Global Leader’ by the World Economic Forum. You can follow her on Twitter:  @ShereenBhan
    1. Latha Venkatesh: Latha is the Banking and Commodities Editor at CNBC-TV18. She has been a business journalist for 17 years and has meticulously covered stock, debt, and commodities market news. She is considered as a respected commentator on banking and RBI-related issues in India. You can follow her on Twitter: @latha_venkatesh
    1. Radhika Gupta: Radhika Gupta is the MD & CEO, Edelweiss AMC. She started her career with  McKinsey & Company and became a hedge fund manager with AQR Capital – one of the largest Systematic Asset Managers in the world. Her own venture Forefront Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm, was acquired by Edelweiss.  You can follow her on LinkedIn: @iRadhikaGupta
    1. Deepti Bhaskaran: Deepti Bhaskaran is an independent personal finance journalist who has 15 years of experience tracking the universe of various personal finance products from the standpoint of a consumer. Over the years, she has also developed a keen understanding of insurance and pension. She has served as the Editor of the personal-finance section of Mint. You can follow her Twitter handle: @deeptibhaskaran
    1. Salonee Sanghvi: Salonee Sanghvi is a CFA with 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. She’s the founder of My Wealth Guide, a goal-based financial advisory planning platform. She has also worked as an analyst with McKinsey India. She also holds a Capital Markets Certificate from BSE and Masters from FLAME University. You can follow her on Twitter: @QuirkyLogic
    1. Swati Kumari: Swati Kumari is a former news anchor with CNBC Awaaz and runs the extremely popular YouTube channel called B wealthy. On her channel, Swati shares practical advice on all aspects of managing your finance. You can follow her YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/c/BWealthy
    1. Aditi Kothari Desai: Aditi Kothari Desai is the Head of digital, marketing, and sales at DSP Investment Managers and also serves on the Board of Directors. An MBA from Harvard Business School, Aditi has 19 years of experience in the Indian asset management industry and is extremely passionate about wealth management fintech. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aditi-kothari-desai
    1.  Vani Kola: Vani Kola is a venture capitalist and the founder cum managing director of Kalaari Capital. Recognized as one of the most powerful women in business by Forbes, Vani Kola has spearheaded several successful investments in e-commerce, mobile services, education, and the healthcare sector. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/vanikola
    1. Dipika Jaikishan: Dipika Jaikishan is the co-founder and COO of Basis, a community aimed at empowering personal finance for women with compassion and content. Dipika has rich experience handling wealth management and FinTech in India and has also conducted 1200+ financial wellness workshops. You can follow her on Twitter: @dipikajaikishan
    1. Hena Mehta: Henna Mehta is the founder and CEO of Basis, a community aimed at empowering personal finance for women with compassion and content.  She has worked with Goldman Sachs, Ezetap and Square, and has over ten years of experience in FinTech.  You can follow her on Twitter: @hena1220
    1.  Roopa Kudva: Roopa Kudva is the Managing Director of Omidyar Network India Advisors. She is responsible for leading the overall investment strategy, operations, and portfolio development. She has also served as an independent director on the boards of several well-known companies, including Infosys, Tata AIA Life Insurance Company, and Nestle India. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/roopakudva  
    1. Hardika Shah:  Hardika Shah is the Founder & CEO of Kinara Capital, a social impact company that advocates for the financial inclusion for small business entrepreneurs in India. Hardika has also spent two decades as a management consultant with Accenture and has been involved in social entrepreneurship as a mentor with Santa Clara University and Columbia Business School. She has been received the Financial Inclusion award from the Sankalp  Foundation. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/hardikashah
    1. Hansi Mehrotra:  Hansi Mehrotra is a  CFA and the founder of The Money Hans, a personal finance education blog to help educate retail investors. She also conducts webinars/workshops on financial wellness as a financial coach. Hansi has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/hansimehrotra
    1. Sumaira Abidi: Sumaira Abidi is an anchor and Associate Editor of the market desk with CNBC-TV18, and you can watch her on the market shows such as  ‘Midcap Radar’, ‘Your Stocks’ and ‘MF Corner. She has 12 years of experience in the television industry and has hosted a number of live events. You can follow her on Twitter: @SumairaAbidi 
    1. Surabhi Upadhyay: Surabhi  Upadhyay is a journalist and anchor with CNBC TV 18.  She tracks financial markets, corporate India, & government policy and also anchors shows such as ‘Closing Bell’ and ‘Taking Stock.’ You can follow her on Twitter: @SurabhiUpadhyay
    1. Sonia Shenoy: Sonia Shenoy is the  Associate Editor and Deputy Head of Research and Financial Markets Anchor at CNBC-TV18. She co-anchors popular shows such as ‘Bazaar Morning Call,’ ‘Business lunch’ and ‘NSE Closing Bell.’ You can follow her on Twitter: @_soniashenoy
    1. Avanne Dubash: Avanne Dubash is an anchor with ET NOW and hosts several popular finance shows such as ‘The Market’ & ‘Closing Trades.’ She also tracks the hospitality and the media sector and has hosted several flagship events across the world. You can follow her on Twitter: @avannedubash
    1. Ira Dugal: Ira Dugal is the Editor of Banking and Economy at BloombergQ. She tracks banking and markets. You can follow her on Twitter: @dugalira  
    1. Vinita Deshmukh: Vinita Deshmukh is the consulting editor of Moneylife. She is the recipient of prestigious awards like the Statesman Award for Rural Reporting and the Chameli Devi award. She is also an RTI activist. You can follow her on Twitter: @VinitaDeshmukh
    1. Swati Raina:  Swati Raina is a news anchor at Zee Business. She hosts several personal finance shows and has hosted the Ministerial Conclave 2016 and the  GST Conclave 2017.  You can follow her on Twitter: @rainaswati
    1. Lakshmi Iyer: Lakshmi Iyer is the CIO-Debt and Head – Products at Kotak Asset Management Company. She has also been a portfolio specialist, where she managed product-related initiatives and product pricing. You can follow her on Twitter: @Lakshmi1876
    1. Amrita Farmahan: Amrita Farmahan is the CEO of Ambit Global Private Client. She has a breadth of experience across wealth management, consumer banking, corporate finance, and investment management in both domestic and foreign firms. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/amrita-farmahan-79169210
    1. Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva: Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of India Alternatives. Shivani has been an active member of all her portfolio companies’ boards and has helped shape the strategy. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shivani-bhasin-sachdeva-47234757
    1. Arpita Vinay: Arpita Vinay is the Executive Director at  Centrum Wealth Management. She has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry across wealth management and private banking. She also takes a keen interest in estate and succession planning and is a member of the Indian chapter of STEP. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/arpita-vinay-658b4b22
    1. Shaili Chopra: Shaili Chopra is a business journalist and the Founder of SheThePeople tv. She has worked with NDTV Profit and ET Now. She has also been awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Business Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter:  @shailichopra
    1. Mitali Mukherjee: Mitali Mukherjee is a business journalist with several years of experience in covering stock markets, global economics,  personal finance, and investor education. She is also passionate about increasing financial equality for women. She also a consulting business editor at The Wire. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitalimukherjee/
    1. Upasana Taku: Upasana Taku is the co founder of  Mobikwik. She has over 14 years of experience in payments & financial services. She has been featured in Forbes Asia on the “Women to Watch” list. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/upasana
    1. Rachana Ranade: Rachana Ranade is a chartered accountant who is simplifying complex personal finance concepts and news about the Indian stock markets through her YouTube channel.  She has also conducted Investor Awareness Sessions on behalf of the Securities Exchange Board of India at more than 50 organizations. You can follow her on YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/rachanaphadke
    1. Kavita Thapliyal: Kavita Thapliyal is a business anchor with CNBC Awaaz. She has worked as a business journalist for more than 13 years. At present, she hosts the show PehlaKadam that simplifies financial jargon for the viewers. You can follow her on Twitter: @kavitath
    1. Priyanka Sambhav: Priyanka Sambhav is an anchor and editor at TV9 Digital tracking personal finance. She also hosts shows on Money9, India’s first multi-language digital news platform for personal finance. You can follow her on Facebook: @priyankasambhav
    1. Sakshi Batra: Sakshi Batra is an anchor & deputy editor at Money9. She closely tracks the stock markets. You can follow her on Twitter: @sakshibatra18
    1. Punita Sinha: Punita Kumar Sinha is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Paradigm Advisors, an independent investment advisory and management firm focused on Asia. Her 28-year long career has spanned in been focused on investment management and financial markets. She has also served as the  Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and Chief Investment Officer of Blackstone Asia Advisors. You can follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/punita-kumar-sinha
    1. Ashu Suyash : Ms. Suyash has more than 26 years of experience in the financial services sector. She has worked in the financial services industry for over 26 years. She is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL, India’s leading provider of ratings, research, analytics, and technologies with a global presence and a strong track record of growth and innovation. S&P Global Inc. owns the majority of CRISIL.