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5 Indian Women Whose Career Choices Set An Inspiration For Many

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The world may be changing but even today Indian women have to struggle indefinitely to make a mark in various arenas and make a name for them. Yet there are some women, who have fought against all odds, been in a battle of prejudices, and attained victory to make a name and be an inspiration to so many people out there. Here’s a list of top five Indian women who have set the bars high, with their battle to success and motivate others to follow their footsteps:

  1. MC Mary Kom
MC Mary Kom
Source: shethepeople.tv

MC Mary Kom is a five times World Amateur Boxing Champion and also the first Indian female boxer to ever win a Gold Medal in the Asian Games. She hails from a farmer’s family and is a mother to twins, and has made an inspiring name in the field of boxing.

  1. Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla

The first Indian female to have ever gone into space, Kalpana Chawla still continues to be a role model for so many young girls, even after her tragic death during one of her space missions with crew in the year 2003.

  1. Durga Shakti Nagpal
Durga Shakti Nagpal
Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

She became a true definition of courage when she launched an impactful drive against illegal sand mining happening in Greater Noida. In a society where women are considered to be meek, Durga Shakti Nagpal has redefined what it is to be brave and fearless.

  1. Kiran Bedi
Kiran Bedi
Source: biography.co.in

She is the first female IPS officer of India, who defied all myths of society that the police force isn’t for females, and instead, emerged as one of the top cops of India.

  1. Tessy Thomas
Tessy Thomas
Source: thebetterindia.com

Popularly known as the ‘Missile Woman of India’ she led the popular project Agni IV missile and happens to be the first woman to ever lead a missile woman in India.

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