Indian corporates are going out of their way to woo women employees. After Flipkart announced a generous set of perks for its expecting mothers, Genpact has announced that it plans to hire women who have taken a mid-career break for any reason.
Tech companies across the world have been ramping up their efforts to retain women employees, and this trend seems to be catching on in India too. Flipkart today announced a revolutionary set of perks that the company will soon be extending to its pregnant employees.
The Pao vs Keiner case has brought renewed focus on whether the tech world is hostile towards women. Tech companies across the board seem to have had their share of sexual harassment incidents.
India has produced a remarkable number of women who have made a name for themselves in the workplace. Cutting across business verticals, these women have risen to the top of their chosen fields and in doing so have inspired a generation of new businesswomen to follow in their footsteps. In doing so, they have shown that while the glass ceiling might most definitely still exist, it certainly seems to be cracking under their combined onslaught.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, OfficeChai presents a list of top women in business in India in 2015.