21 Powerful Living Women: Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Finance of India, Politician, Economist
Nirmala is the first female Minister of Finance, Ministers of Corporate Affairs, and Defense Minister in India. She holds a Master's degree in Economics and has a background in academics and journalism. Sitharaman is known for her strong economic policies and her advocacy for women's empowerment and entrepreneurship.
Highlights: She was featured in the Forbes 2022 list of World's 100 most powerful women. Fortune magazine named her the most powerful woman in India.