Top 10 Corporate Women Leaders in Chennai - 2022

Chennai, the largest industrial and commercial centre of South India, is the fifth most productive metro area and third highest by GDP per capita in the country. The strong economic base of the city is anchored by the automobile, software services, medical tourism, hardware manufacturing and financial services. Other industries like petrochemical and textile & apparels also play an important role in the growth of city economy. The city is rated for having highest quality of life among Indian cities ahead of the other four metros. The city also ranks 26th in Asia in terms of liveability.

Chennai is one among the top destinations in India among the IT professionals. Various statistics and observation show that women have a prominent presence in the public spaces in the city, and participation of female workforce is much higher than other metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. The state of Tamil Nadu also leads the trend with maximum number of women entrepreneurs in the country.

Chennai is the location for almost all major software and software service provider industries in India. Thus, it attracts women workforce from all over the country. The presence of top engineering collage in Tamil Nadu, especially in Chennai, makes the city a major recruiting hub of IT firms. The assurance of safety offered by the city, excellent transport facilities and the immense opportunities in IT & ITeS sectors makes the city favourite location for women IT aspirants.

India stands ahead of the world in the boardroom representation of women. Here, in this issue we are introducing a list of such `Top 10 Corporate Women Leaders in Chennai - 2022'. These women have risen to top positions and have become inspiring leaders. Their stories will be a true motivation to women all over the country who want to chase their dreams. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.

  • Writers Exchange
  • Sushana Adurthi

  • 20 years of experience with strong business acumen and leadership capability in designing and delivering an integrated business & people strategy

  • Newgenmax
  • Nivetha Muralidharan

  • To fulfill her dream of becoming an entrepreneur, Nivetha quit her software job and become an e-Commerce seller and then opened her digital marketing agency venture, Newgenmax to train people in starting their own e-Commerce based business

  • White Lotus and Co
  • Kamhalinie Ithal

  • After experiencing fashion from its close quarters in New York, Kamhalinie Ithal opened her buying house White Lotus and Co. and within 20 years, has already floated two more organizations White Lily and Lily & Lotus

  • Disha Caroline Image Consulting
  • Disha Caroline

  • A certified Image Consultant, with an amazing track record of helping individuals get a 360 degree transformation from numerous backgrounds

  • Infinize Corptech
  • Gayathri Devi Shruthi

  • An enthusiastic leader with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Krita Techno Solutions
  • Jayamala Jayachandran

  • After many years of experience in banking and finaacial sector, Jayamala decided to follow her passion of being an entrepreneur

  • Sakhi4life
  • Pooja Jalan

  • A certified healer across modalities and organises Mind & Wellness fests across India

  • Hire & Build
  • Nivethitha A

  • An engineering graduate fron Aksheeya college of Engineering & Technology who is in love with both engineering and entrepreneurship and succeeded in following her passion from an early age

  • The Style Salad
  • Saloni Shah

  • She launched a new vertical of personal styling and tailored customization in the previous organizations she worked