International Women's Day: Indian Women Who Made It Big Globally

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Mother Teresa
Although not an Indian citizen, Mother Teresa became synonymous with India and her charity works, winning the Nobel Peace Prize along the way to Sainthood. Road In Odisha Named After Saint Teresa
Priyanka Chopra
Former Miss World, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has become an internationally known face, playing the central role in the US TV series Quantico, entering Hollywood and winning the US-based Peoples Choice Award twice. priyankachopraoscars2
Nikki Haley
Nimrata "Nikki" Haley is an Indian-origin American politician who became the first female Governor of South Carolina and is now the current United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Nikki Haley
P V Sindhu
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player and the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal. Rio De Janeiro:  India's P.V. Sindhu wins silver medal in badminton (women's singles) at Rio 2016 Olympics games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug 19, 2016. (Photo: Seshadri Sukumar/IANS)
Indra Nooyi
Considered to be among the world's most powerful women, Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American and the CEO and Chairperson of PepsiCo the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. Indra Nooyi
Mary Kom
Belonging to Manipur, Mary Kom is an Olympic Indian boxer who is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Mary-Kom