The Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women is out and it features five women of Indian origin. Interestingly, their net worth together is $4.6 billion. Know who they are, their net-worth and their position in the Forbes list. America Richest Self Made Women
She has a net worth of $290 million. She was raised in India and went to Yale to pursue an MBA degree. She has served as CEO and chair of PepsiCo for 12 years. In 2019, she joined the board of Amazon. She stands at the 91st position in Forbes list. as per sources.
Ullal has been the President and CEO of Arista Networks since 2008, has a net worth of $1.7 billion. 5% of computer networking firm Arista Networks’ stock are hers. She studied electrical engineering at San Francisco State University. Later on, she did her engineering management at Santa Clara University. She has ranked 16 on the Forbes list.
Sethi co-founded Syntel along with her husband Bharat Desai in Troy, Michigan in their apartment. It is an IT consulting and outsourcing firm. She has a net worth of $1 billion and ranks 26th on the Forbes list. She is an alumna of Delhi University. Post that, she pursued her MBA. In October 2018, French IT firm Atos SE bought Syntel for $3.4 billion. She got an estimated $510 million for her stake.
Neha Narkhede’s net worth is of $925 million. She ranks 29th on the Forbes list. She is the co-founder and former chief technology officer of cloud company Confluent. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Engineering at the University of Pune. This was followed by a Masters of Science in Technology at Georgia Tech.
Reshma Shetty co-founded Gingko Bioworks with her husband. It will go public in a $17.5 billion SPAC deal. It is a biotechnology company which makes use of data analytics and robotics to speed up the process of discovering and making new organisms. She ranks 39 on the Forbes list and is valued at $750 million.