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International Women's Day

(IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is an occasion marked by women's groups around the world.

The IWD is also celebrated as the first spring holiday in the Northern Hemisphere as the first

day of March is

considered the first day of the spring season.

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International Women's Day ( IWD ) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is an

This 2011 marks the hundredth and one year of women's

day celebration across the world. International women's day was first celebrated in 19 March 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Every

year, there used to be a theme for celebrating the great

day.

This 2011 marks the hundredth and one year of women's day celebration across the world. International
The International Women’s Day logo is in purple and white and features the symbol of Venus,

The International Women’s Day logo is in purple and white and

features the symbol of Venus, which is also the symbol of being female. The faces of women of all backgrounds, ages,

and nations are also seen in various promotions, such as posters, postcards and information booklets, on International Women’s Day. Various messages and slogans that promote the day are also publicized during this time of

the year.

The International Women’s Day logo is in purple and white and features the symbol of Venus,

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year

around the world on 8 March. Thousands of events

are organized not just on this day but throughout

March t0 mark and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women.

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A Strong Woman

“If you want something said, ask a

man; if you want something done, ask a woman”- Margaret Thatcher

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An Optimistic Woman

“A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty”- Rudyard Kipling

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A Wonderful Woman

“Sure God created man before

woman. But then you always make a rough draft before the final masterpiece”- Author Unknown

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A Complete Woman

“Every home, every heart, every

feeling, every moment of happiness is incomplete without you, only you can

complete this world”- Anonymous

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Focusing

INSPIRATIONAL

WOMEN

Pratibha Patil 78, President Of India Smt. Patil assumed office as the 12th President of India

Pratibha Patil

78, President Of India

Smt. Patil assumed office as the 12th President of India on July 25, 2007. She is the first woman to have been elected to this august office. Immediately prior to election as the President of India, Smt. Patil was the Governor of Rajasthan from November 8, 2004 till June 21, 2007.

PT Usha She is regarded as one of the greatest athletes India has ever produced and

PT Usha

She is regarded as one of the greatest athletes India has

ever produced and is often called the "queen of Indian track and field". Usha gathered 5 gold medals and one bronze in 1985, at

the Jakarta Asian Athletic meet. Won four golds in 1986, Seoul Asian games, claiming for herself the title of Asia's sprint queen

Arundhati Roy She won the <a href=Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel, The God of Small Things , and has also written two screenplays and several collections of essays. " id="pdf-obj-14-2" src="pdf-obj-14-2.jpg">

Arundhati

Roy

She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her

novel, The God of Small Things, and has also written two screenplays and several collections of essays.

Renuka Ramnath 50, CEO and Managing Director, Multiples Alternate Ass. Management As the head of the

Renuka

Ramnath

50, CEO and Managing Director, Multiples Alternate Ass. Management

As the head of the ICICI ventures, she was dubbed the queen of the private equity for managing funds

of around Rs 9000 crore. Todat her start-up is now a

Rs. 2025 crore private equity fund, backed by top global and Indian Institutional investors.

Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri 50, MD and President, NRB Bearings She heads NRB Bearing of net worth
Harshbeena
Sahney Zaveri
50, MD and President,
NRB Bearings
She heads NRB Bearing of net worth Rs219 crore,
which had a turnover of Rs 466 crore in 2011. She is
the brain behind building in-house technologyfor
auto parts. Which provides cutting edge products
for companies like Volvo, Mercedes, Ford, and
almost every Indian manufacturer.
Naina Lal Kidwai 54, CEO HSBC India In 1982, she had become the first Indian woman
Naina Lal
Kidwai
54, CEO HSBC India
In 1982, she had become the first Indian woman to
earn a Harvard degree. She heads Indian division
of HSBC with deposit of close to $12000 million.
Under her leadership the company grew by 22% to
$813 million in 2011.
Chanda Kocchar 51, MD and CEO, ICICI Bank Limited She heads India’s largest private bank with
Chanda
Kocchar
51, MD and CEO, ICICI
Bank Limited
She heads India’s largest private bank
with total assests of Rs.4,026 .34
billion and recorded a profit of Rs.51.51
billion in 2011
 Margaret Thatcher was Britain's first female prime minister, who became a pivotal figure in British
Margaret
Thatcher was
Britain's first
female prime
minister, who
became a pivotal
figure in British
and world politics.
Margaret
Thatcher
• Saina Nehwal is counted as one of the most promising woman badminton players of India
• Saina Nehwal is
counted as one of the
most promising woman
badminton players of
India who has already
become the National
junior champion.
• Saina Nehwal, with all
her determination,
conviction and
willpower, is all set to
make a triumphant
mark in the world
badminton
Saina
championships.
Nehwal
Indira Nooyi • She is the current <a href=Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo , the second largest food & beverage business in the world (by net revenue). • According to Forbes , she is consistently ranked among World's 100 Most Powerful Women . " id="pdf-obj-21-2" src="pdf-obj-21-2.jpg">

Indira

Nooyi

She is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food & beverage business in the world (by net revenue).

According to Forbes, she is consistently ranked

Indira Nooyi • She is the current <a href=Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo , the second largest food & beverage business in the world (by net revenue). • According to Forbes , she is consistently ranked among World's 100 Most Powerful Women . " id="pdf-obj-21-29" src="pdf-obj-21-29.jpg">
Indira Nooyi • She is the current <a href=Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo , the second largest food & beverage business in the world (by net revenue). • According to Forbes , she is consistently ranked among World's 100 Most Powerful Women . " id="pdf-obj-21-35" src="pdf-obj-21-35.jpg">
 A successful technocrat of global standing, Ms. Shaw heads India’s leading Biotechnology enterprise, Biocon. 
A successful
technocrat of global
standing, Ms. Shaw
heads India’s
leading
Biotechnology
enterprise, Biocon.
Kiran
Mazumdar
Her pioneering
efforts in
biotechnology have
drawn global
recognition both for
Indian Industry and
Biocon.
Shaw
 Suu Kyi received the Rafto Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in
Suu Kyi received
the Rafto Prize and
the Sakharov Prize
for Freedom of
Thought in 1990 and
the Nobel Peace
Prize in 1991.
SUU KYI
 Sonia Gandhi has been the President of the Indian National Congress Party. She has served
Sonia Gandhi has been
the President of the Indian
National Congress Party.
She has served as the
Chairperson of the
ruling United Progressive
Alliance in the Lok
Sabha since 2004.
In September 2010, on
being re-elected for the
fourth time, she became
the longest serving
president in the 125-year
history of the Congress
Sonia
party
Gandhi
 She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India.  She
She is one of the
best-known and most
respected playback
singers in India.
She is the second
vocalist to have ever
been awarded
the Bharat Ratna,
India's highest
civilian honour.
Asha
Bhosle
In
2011 Guinness officia
lly acknowledged
Bhosle as the most
recorded artist in
music history.
 Known and loved by millions of villagers and city- folk of India and the world
Known and loved
by millions of
villagers and city-
folk of India and
the world over,
Medha Patkar, is
the founder of the
Narmada Bachao
Andolan and the
National Alliance
of People's
Medha
Movements
Patkar
 Annie Besant was a campaigner for social justice, advocate of women's rights and later member
Annie Besant was a
campaigner for social
justice, advocate of
women's rights and
later member of the
Theosophist society.
She also actively
campaigned for Indian
independence.
Annie Besant
Deeksha Suri Murti 32,Executive Director, Lalit Suri Hospitality Group ED of a hotel company which owns

Deeksha Suri

Murti

32,Executive Director, Lalit Suri Hospitality Group

ED of a hotel company which owns 16 luxury hotels and made a total profit of Rs. 405 crore in 2011. She is spearheading the group’s enry into market of budget hotels.

Pia Singh 41, Wholetime Director,DLF Ltd. Daughter of real-estate tycoon, K. P. Singh, Pia Singh set
Pia Singh
41, Wholetime
Director,DLF Ltd.
Daughter of real-estate tycoon, K. P. Singh, Pia
Singh set out to conquer the corporate world on
her own abilities.She is the director of the largest
real estate developer in India with a market
capitalisation of Rs. 45,000 crore.
"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.“ •
"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live
the life of your dreams.“
• OPRAH HAS
ALSO REMAINED
A POWERFUL
ROLE MODEL FOR
WOMEN, AND
BLACK
AMERICAN
WOMEN IN
PARTICULAR.
OPRAH WINFREY

A

Message

to every

women

 

A

Message

to every

women

A

Message

to every

women

You don’t have to be shades of grey; you can stand out and shine bright
You don’t have to be
shades of grey; you can
stand out and shine
bright
Cheers to all the woman of the world! Happy Woman Day! http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--F5f7NE4SH4/TVpZMOwVTHI/AAAAAAAAA-E/YIL-

Cheers to all the woman of the world!

Happy Woman Day!

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