Two Indian origin women in Forbes ‘Self Made Richest Women’

Forbes has just released a list of America’s 60 richest self-made women with two Indian-origin women who are Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi they both managed to make it to the list of America’s 60 richest self-made women and Interestingly, both of them are from the field of technology executives.

Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes’ list, with 21-year-old reality-TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner the youngest to be featured in the power list.

Neerja Sethi, 63, is the vice president of IT consulting and outsourcing company Syntel cofounded the company with her husband Bharat Desai in 1980 in their apartment in Troy, Michigan. She Starting out with an initial investment of just $2,000, they pulled in a mere $30,000 in first-year sales. Later in the year 2017, Syntel racked up $924 in terms of revenue and has 23,000 employees, of which 80% are Indians. She has been ranked 21st in 2018 AMERICA’S SELF-MADE WOMEN

Jayshree Ullal, 57, who was Born in London and raised in India, she is now one of America’s wealthiest female executives. Ullal is ranked 18th in the list of 60 self-made women, having a net worth of 1.3 billion dollars while Sethi is ranked 21st with a net worth of a billion dollars.


She became the president and CEO of Arista Networks, a computer networking firm. The publicly-traded company recorded revenues of $1.6 billion in 2017. In 2008 She eventually attended San Francisco State University where she graduated with a B.S. in engineering (electrical). She received a master’s degree in engineering from Santa Clara University.

These self-made starters are tapping social media to cement their brands and build businesses ever more quickly. That in turn, has helped the nation’s most successful women become richer than ever before,” Forbes said.

The Top 25 2018 America’s Self-Made Women Are

#1 Diane Hendricks
#2 Marian Ilitch
#3 Judy Faulkner
#4 Meg Whitman
#5 Johnelle Hunt
#6 Oprah Winfrey
#7 Judy Love
#8 Doris Fisher
#9 Elaine Wynn
#10 Lynda Resnick
#11 Thai Lee
#12 Sheryl Sandberg
#13 Jin Sook Chang
#13 Kathy Fields
#13 Katie Rodan
#16 Peggy Cherng
#16 Gail Miller
#18 Jayshree Ullal
#19 Eren Ozmen
#19 Alice Schwartz
#21 Sara Blakely
#21 Carolyn Rafaelian
#21 Neerja Sethi
#21 Anastasia Soare
#25 Christel DeHaan