Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an Indian entrepreneur. She is the Chairman & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd. In 2004, she became India’s richest woman. She has been proactively involved in various city improvement plans for Bangalore like the Bangalore Agenda Task Force (BATF).
Dr. Shaw was awarded the MV Memorial Award. She was termed “India’s Biotech Queen” by The Economist and Fortune, and “India’s mother of invention” by “The New York Times.” She has also won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Woman of the Year from the International Women’s Association, and the Rotary award for the Best Model Employer.
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