Despite progress in recent years, women are still underrepresented in tech, with many facing challenges such as unconscious bias, gender pay gaps, and a lack of female role models. However, there are many successful women in tech who have made significant contributions to the industry and serve as role models for anyone, especially young women, who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. Their success stories are an inspiration to many and highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.
Here’s a listicle on 5 successful Indian women in tech that you need to know about:
Rupinder Kaur Kohli: Rupinder Kaur Kohli is the Chief Solutions Architect at Skill-Up Technologies.Technocrat with 15+ years of experience in IT solutions, software & product development, customization & integrations. Excel at building innovative learning solutions for clients. She is having specialization in Open edX installation, customization, and integrations.
Debjani Ghosh: Debjani Ghosh is the president of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), which is the premier trade body for the IT and BPO industries in India. She has been a strong advocate for diversity in tech and has worked to empower women in the industry.
Yogita Tulsiani: Yogita is the Director & Co-founder of iXceed Solutions. She is armed with a Master’s in Business Administration from ISB, Hyderabad. The versatile businessperson has more than a decade of experience in Business Development and Consultancy across various industries in the UK, USA, Europe, and APAC. Her repertoire includes an illustrious clientele in the Financial Services, Telecom, Retail, Information Technology, and Learning industries like Genpact Headstrong and HP.
Neha Narkhede: Neha Narkhede is the co-founder and CTO of Confluent, a company that provides a real-time data streaming platform. She has been recognized as one of the most successful women in the tech industry.
Aruna Jayanthi: Aruna Jayanthi is the CEO of Capgemini India, a global consulting and technology services company. She has over 25 years of experience in the industry and has been instrumental in driving Capgemini’s growth in India.