Rajmata Gayatri Devi, Queen of Jaipur
She brought Indian glamour and beauty to the international stage, while using her position and access to funding to start a revolution in women’s education and empowerment.
Diane Von Fürstenberg, fashion designer
A powerhouse, great style icon and incredible leader, she’s also a dedicated champion for women: her Masterclass programme, teaches young designers how to build their own fashion empires.
Indira Gandhi, former prime minister of India
Known as the ‘Iron Lady’ of India, she held the highest post in the country’s administration for a woman. Very few nations have elected a female leader, and I’m pleased India is one.