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Indian First Ladies-Sunalini Menon – Asia’s first professional woman coffee taster

She is a Masters Degree holder in Foods and Nutrition. She has been with the Coffee Board as Assistant Cuptaster, where her primary role was to “taste” coffees, marketed by the Board. Sunalini Menon became the first woman to be appointed in the officer’s cadre at Coffee Board. She has been at the helm of tasks as Director (Quality Control) of the Coffee Board in 1978 and has served for 20 years. In 2005 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) in  in Seattle, United States.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-KiranMazumdar Shaw – First Indian business woman to reach 1 billion dollar net-worth: Biocon

Biopharama major, Biocon’s Chairman and Managing Director, KiranMazumdar Shaw is the first woman leader to reach 1 billion dollar networth. She is on the Financial Times’ top 50 women in business list.[11] As of 2015, she was listed as the 85th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. [12] In 2016, she has been listed one more time in Forbes—the most powerful woman in the world at 77th position. Mazumdar-Shaw’s belief in “affordable innovation” has been a driving philosophy behind Biocon’s expansion. In 2015, she joined The Giving Pledge, promising that at least half of her wealth will be dedicated to philanthropy. She has been featured among TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-VankadarathSaritha – Delhi’s First Female Bus Driver

VankadarathSaritha was the first woman driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation bus, ferrying hundreds of female passengers safely to their homes every day. She is the lady who leads by example. She ensures the women passengers security and has taken up this unconventional job to support her family. She, for sure has opened undiscovered doors for many Indian women.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-HarshiniKanhekar – First female fire fighter

HarshiniKanhekar rewrote the college’s and Country’s Fire Services history by becoming India’s First Woman Fire Engineer. Initially, during her teenage years, she had signed for the National Cadet Corp Air Wing ( No.02Mah Air Sqn, Nagpur) which ultimately led her to become a fire fighter.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-Arunima Sinha – First differently abled female to climb Mount Everest

She had lost her left leg in 2011, when she was thrown off from a moving train by thugs. The incident could not dampen her spirits. She stood tall and chased her dream of becoming the first differently abled woman to climb Mount Everest. It was her inner strength to do something unique that propelled her to conquer Mt Everest. She has unfurled the Indian national flag on five peaksEverest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia and Aconcagua in Argentina.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-Alisha Abdullah – India’s first F1 women racer, India’s first female national racing champion

Alisha Abdullah is India’s first F1 women racer and India’s first female national racing champion. She is an avid biker and the fastest Indian car racer. She began her racing career when she was just eight and when she turned 25, she had spend almost 13 years on the racing track. She has won MRF National Go-Karting Championship and the Best Novice Award in National level Formula Car Racing in the open class. Alisha finished the JK Tyre National Championship, 2004 at a fifth spot.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-ChhaviRajawat – India’s first woman Sarpanch.

She is the one leading from front and an inspiration to many. Dr. ChhaviRajawat, an alumnus of Lady Sri Ram College is the Sarpanch/elected head of the Village Council of Soda located in the District of Tonk, Rajasthan. She has a MBA degree from Pune and aims to make ‘Soda’ a model village by pursuing an integrated, sustainable, gender-balanced development that can be replicated in other villages

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-MuskanSethi – India’s First woman to Play Professional Poker

MuskanSethi is India’s first female professional poker player, thriving in a male-dominated sport with her exceptional skills. She has represented India at many prestigious championships around the globe. She is also a social worker who contributes most of her award prizes, resources and time to charity. Sethi is currently developing a project for animals and is actively involved with various organisations.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-Anju Mangla – First woman Superintendent in Tihar Men’s Jail

Anju Mangla is an epitome of Indian women, who have the ability to influence positive outcomes with maximum impact. She has been working with the Prison Department since October 2013 as Superintendent of Prison, women jail, Tihar and took charge of the jail for men in July 2016. She recently received the DG’s Commendation Disc for her outstanding contribution to the reformative and rehabilitative activities in the prison. She has initiated a Gurukul system of education, in the premises of jail, which includes daily sessions of PT and Yoga, literacy classes, skill development programs, sports and recreational activities and a program to tackle the menace of drug abuse.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi

Indian First Ladies-AnshuJamsenpa – First Indian woman to scale Mt. Everest for fifth time

Anshu Jamsenpa, hails from Bomdila, a remote border town in Arunachal Pradesh. She has created two world records and one national record in the field of mountaineering. She had her first attempt in 2011, when she conquered the 29,029 ft peak twice in 10 days between May 12 and 21. Her third successful attempt was on May 18 2013 . She unfurled the national flag for the fourth time in May 2017 and was successful in her double ascent attempt to climb the world’s highest peak on May 17 2017.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi