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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (born 23 March 1953) is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur.
She is the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology firm based in Bangalore, India, and the chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
In 2014, she was given the Othmer Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to the science and chemistry progress.
She is ranked # 1 in company by the Financial Times as one of the top 50 women in business.
According to Forbes, she is ranked as the world's most influential woman in 2019.
In 2016, and 2017, she ranked 77th and 71st in respective rankings respectively, and she was on the list of the world's most influential women.
Early life and education
Kiran Mazumdar was born in Bangalore, Karnataka state, on March 23rd, 1953, to Bengali parents. She attended Bishop Cotton Girl's High School in Bangalore, graduating in 1968. She then attended Mount Carmel College, a women's college in Bangalore, which also served as an affiliate of Bangalore University. She obtained a bachelor's degree in zoology from Bangalore University in 1973, focusing on biology and zoology. Mazumdar had hoped to attend medical school but was unable to obtain a scholarship.
Rasendra Mazumdar, her father, was the head brewmaster at United Breweries. He suggested that she investigate fermentation science and prepare to be a brewmaster, a non-traditional career for women. Mazumdar went to Ballarat College in Australia to investigate malting and brewing. She was the first woman to enroll in the brewing course and topped her class in 1974. In 1975, she obtained her master brewer's degree.She worked as a trainee maltster at Barrett Brothers and Burston, Melbourne, Melbourne, as a trainee brewer. She also worked as a technical advisor at Jupiter Breweries Limited, Calcutta, and as a project manager at Standard Maltings Corporation, Baroda, 1975 to 1977. However, when she considered the possibility of moving to Bangalore or Delhi, she was told that she would not be hired as a master brewer in India because "It's a man's job." 152–153 She began to look abroad for opportunities, and was given a job in Scotland.