International Women’s Day: 5 Indian Women who are truly an inspiration
“The base on which the whole world stands is a woman.” March 8, is celebrated as International Women’s Day to appreciate the existence of women. Women are acing in every aspect of life be it social, political, cultural, or economic. There is nothing women cannot do. When we look around, we see thousands of women who inspire us to do better, to be better for ourselves.
Here in this article, we have listed five women who inspire us.
1. Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen, the first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe crown in 1994 is also known for her confident and kind personality. She is also an actress and a model and has won many awards throughout her film career. Sen is a strong believer of woman empowerment. Her kind heart is the best thing about her, her beauty is just added bonus. Sen has adopted two girls and is raising them all by herself, she is a great example for all the single moms out there.
2. Falguni Nayar
Falguni Nayar, the founder of and the CEO of the beauty and lifestyle company Nykaa is an inspiration for everyone. Nayar is a self-made billionaire, who had the courage to leave her job at the age of 50 and start her own company. You can follow your dreams at any age all you need is zeal and Ms. Falguni is a live example of that.
3. Kiran Bedi
It won’t be wrong to say that Kiran Bedi and inspiration are synonyms. Kiran is the first woman in India to join the officer ranks of the Indian Police Service (IPS). She, later was very active in the Lokpal Movement alongside social activist Anna Hazare. Not only this, Kiran also became the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry in 2016. She is truly a lady of substance and is an inspiration for generations to come.
4. Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani is an Indian politician who is also a former television actress and producer. Irani is the Minister of Women and Child Development. She is also the youngest member of parliament in the Lok Sabha and a leader of the Bhartiya Janata Party. Apart from that, she is also the first woman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha. Irani sets a strong example, she is acing in a field that is considered to be male-dominated.
5. Mary Kom
Mary Kom, also known as ‘Magnificent Mary’ is an Indian boxer, politician, and Member of the Rajya Sabha. Mary is the only woman who won the Amateur Boxing Championship sex times, the only boxer to win eight World Championships and She has also won a bronze medal in the 2012 summer Olympics. Her achievements are countless. She was awarded India’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan. A feature film titled ‘Mary Kom’ was also made to honor her.
On daily basis, we see so many women who inspire us in some way or the other. Girls always remember that the world is yours to conquer, if you are determined enough then no one, absolutely no one can tell you that you are not enough. You may fall but remember you have the ability to stand up. At last, we would like every one of you to know that we are proud of you.
Happy International Women’s Day.
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