3. Priya Paul, Chairperson- The Park Hotels
After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wellesley College, She at a very young age of 21, joined her father as a Marketing Manager in The Park Hotels, New Delhi. After his death in 1990, she succeeded his chain of hotels as Chairperson of Hospitality division of The Apeejay Surendra Group. For her tremendous contribution in the hospitality sector, she has been awarded several times, including Padma Shri Award. She is an inspiration for all the women who aspire to be successful at this young age!