THE REAL DEAL

KI­RAN MAZUM­DAR SHAW

India Today - - 50 POWER PEOPLE -

Be­cause she is In­dia’s rich­est self-made woman busi­ness leader. She founded In­dia’s largest bio­phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal firm in 1978 and is a pi­o­neer in the biotech­nol­ogy space. Be­cause she has con­stantly in­vested in re­search and devel­op­ment to drive in­no­va­tion and has built a cul­ture of deep re­search at the com­pany in­stead of tak­ing the generic drug-maker route

Be­cause she uses her voice to drive cit­i­zens of Bengaluru to make their city bet­ter through the B-PAC (Ban­ga­lore Po­lit­i­cal Ac­tion Com­mit­tee) ini­tia­tive and is un­afraid to speak out against govern­ment pol­icy

Be­cause through her ini­tia­tive, the Mazum­darShaw Med­i­cal Cen­tre, she is build­ing an af­ford­able can­cer-care model

HAPPY HOUR

She wanted to be­come a brew­mas­ter like her fa­ther but didn’t get the job, which is when she de­cided to be­come an en­tre­pre­neur

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