• 8 Quotes by Kiran Mazumdar Shaw That Will Inspire You

    The tag of being the richest woman of India bothers her. She wants to be remembered not for the fortune she built but for the sheer hard work she didn’t shy away from putting in to reach the pinnacle of success. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, the inspiring founder of Biocon Ltd., is a woman with remarkable dignity and poise. She has the philosophy of building affordable innovations. Renowned for her philanthropic measures, she believes in giving back to the society as much as she takes from it. She was recently in news for pledging to divert half her wealth towards the development of infrastructure required to combat the deadly disease Cancer. Read on to know some great comments of wisdom shared by the lady.

    1. One of my objectives when I started Biocon was to make sure that I create a company for women scientists to pursue a vocation.

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      Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    2. I want to be remembered as someone who put India on the scientific map of the world in terms of large innovation. I want to be remembered for making a difference to global healthcare. And I want to be remembered as someone who did make a difference to social economic development in India.

    3. As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success.

    4. I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing.

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      Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    5. An entrepreneur’s life is always a continuous journey.

    6. One of my objectives when I started Biocon was to make sure that I create a company for women scientists to pursue a vocation.

    7.  I have never let gender get in my way. It has taken me over 30 years to get from a garage to the huge campus that we have today. And it’s been a long journey.

              8. I hate the title of being called ‘the richest woman in India,’ but it’s the recognition that this was the value that I had created as a woman entrepreneur, and that makes me very, very proud.

     Her outstanding contribution to the progress of science and chemistry along with her will to succeed distinguishes her as one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs of our times.