Women’s Day 2022 :  Indian women who inspire a generation and beyond!

Kalpana Chawla

A national hero, Kalpana Chawla was the first woman of Indian origin to go to space. She remains a huge inspiration for young girls and women interested in exploring space.

Mary Kom

Magnificent Mary or Mary Kom, an extraordinary Indian boxer, is a shining example of women’s strength. She has collected a plethora of achievements under her belt

Neerja Bhanot

Neerja was an Indian head purser who died saving passengers on a flight that had been hijacked by terrorists. She is a true symbol of bravery

Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule is regarded as the first female teacher of India. Despite backlash from conservative members, she continued to challenge gender norms and sexism

Shakuntala Devi

She was an Indian mathematician, popularly known as the 'Human-Computer' due to her extraordinary ability to mentally calculate difficult equations.

Irom Chanu Sharmila

A political and civil rights activist, Sharmila is famously known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur”. Sharmila went on a hunger strike in 2000 which ended 16 years later in 2016!

Kiran Bedi

She became the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS). During her career, she fought crimes against women

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Laxmi Agarwal

An activist for the rights of acid attack victims, Laxmi Agarwal has inspired many with her courage. She is an acid attack survivor.