Women in India have indeed come a long way. Today, there is hardly any industry where you would not find women. Even in traditionally male-dominated industries like engineering and manufacturing, women have made a significant mark and are re-defining the rules of the industry, while setting an example for others to follow.
With International Women’s Day around the corner on March 8, we at Engineering Review, are celebrating the achievements of Women Influencers in the Industry. We spoke to women in the industry who have carved their own path to reach the high and mid-level positions in their organizations, to understand their unique struggles.
In our special section, we bring you success stories and journeys of women leaders who have pushed boundaries and broken barriers.
Kirti Kabra RR Global co-promoter and director of RR Global. I also head the Marketing Communications team and responsible for the overall branding of all our brands/companies across the world.
“Often, we as women, tend to underestimate ourselves and what we can achieve if we support each other despite the bigger hurdles we have to cross. We need to continue to believe in ourselves” read more »
Bina Khambhaita leading a mission to build “a pride of ownership brand” for our customers, with the support of our entire team at Cosmos. A visionary Leader, and have always chosen the path less travelled in my life. Leadership is an art of influencing people to a common vision, not a title or a position.
“Genius is not about genetics. Genius is about your habits, devotion, relentlessness, and commitment to follow your dreams, ambitions and daily goals” read more »
Ruchi Mathur responsible for leading Rockwell Automation India’s marketing strategy, planning and implementation through a team of strong professionals from varied specializations.
“Progressive organizations have begun to recognize that the gender diversity is not a fancy item on the “to do’ list but is rather mandatory to bring in the transformational growth driven by real numbers” read more »
Samina Khalid leading the marketing department in Renishaw India and responsible for the development of marketing plans, preparing budget and formulation of strategies for the market and ensuring alignment with the Marketing strategies.
“Even if being a woman in your business sector may be an issue to some customers, don’t let it be one to you. In business, you set the tone by being a competent professional, so you establish yourself as someone qualified to get the job done and let that speak for itself” read more »
Vineeta Rajput currently working as a Marketing Communications professional at Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. At pan-India level, I supervise and direct diversified marketing communication programs for Industrial Automation division of Delta Electronics India.
“Despite multiple barriers, women have achieved success in every domain. It’s just we have to come forward and take the first step. We have to understand that business acumen and leadership do not come exclusively to men” read more »
Priya Agarwal associated with Schmersal India Pvt Ltd., for the past six years. I joined in the year 2014, as a Sales-support Engineer and was offered a role in Marketing in the year 2015.
“To be successful, women must have goals, be clear about what they want from life, and about how far they want to take their professional career. Then, they need to be determined and focused to accomplish their vision.” read more »
Mohini Sudumbrekar, founder of ‘FutureSkills Consultants’ – which is a training, mentoring and project consultancy company and plays the role of Trainer, Consultant and Mentor as a freelance professional
“Once a woman starts taking decisions and delivers results, people start respecting and supporting. With their dedication and efforts, women today are showcasing success or decision making isn’t gender specific” read more »
As a Manager – Marketing at Legris India- A Division of the Parker Hannifin Group, I play a very crucial role in building the brand image and making sure the product is seen by the target customers.
“Engineering doesn’t differentiate based on gender. If certain careers have been dominated by male percentages, that is the reflection of a society. ” read more »
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