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Femme De Force – DAUGHTER, WIFE. MOTHER – India Woman today is so much more than this.

Others | Jan 1, 2007

SHE IS THE FORCE THAT’S INSPIRING THE NATION AND THE WORLD.
The woman you see here is Rohini Nilekani, wife of Infosys CEO, Nandan Nilekani. But more important, she is a woman with strong beliefs about how one can “give back to the society in small measure what one receives in such abundance”. A former journalist and author of probably India’s first medical thriller on the lines of Robin Cook, Stillborn, she heads an organization Arghyam, which is doing path-breaking work in water management and most of it can be attributed to her vision.

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