Women are judged to be less visionary than men in 360-degree feedback. It may be a matter of perception, but it stops women from getting to the top.
Be it pushing the envelope at their businesses or throwing themselves into a social venture or getting behind the camera at Bollywood, passion unites these rising daughters in India Inc.
With the courts suggesting maternal intervention as a means to getting the warring Ambani brothers to smoke the peace pipe, Kokilaben D. Ambani may well be the one who determines whether India remains energy-starved or not. Really?
They have few issues being relegated to the background, and letting their wives climb up to heights that few men have reached before.
Women are rapidly storming workplaces that were until recently male bastions.
They are instrumental in hiring top talent for India Inc. BT profiles the leading ladies of executive search.
They may not be running businesses or owning them, but this clutch of women in government influences the course that India Inc. takes.
The recession, downturn or whatever you call it, has dented most kinds of lists - lists of billionaires, lists of most valuable companies, lists of top recruiters and so on.