Leading Ladies: Women who Inspire India gives the readers a tour of the lives of some extraordinary women who, by their hard work and patience, have carved a niche for themselves in society. It’s a soul-stirring read which motivates and energises the readers, pushing them to overcome obstacles and to face the world with their heads held high.
The ladies Sudha Menon talks about in this book are Amrita Patel, Anu Aga, Kalpana Morparia, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Lila Poonawalla, Mallika Sarabhai, Mallika Srinivasan, Meher Pudumjee, Naina Lal Kidwai, Priya Paul, P.T. Usha, Shaheen Mistri, Shikha Sharma, Shubha Mudgal and Vinita Bali. These women essentially serve as a guiding light for millions. Sudha Menon has beautifully painted the picture of the journeys of these conscientious women who have swallowed every tear and braved every difficulty with exceptional zeal and fervour.
It does not fail to highlight woman power and the fact that women can surpass men in any walk of life is clearly portrayed. Young professional women may find it extremely appealing. For men, it is a reminder that no woman is to be underestimated.
Each chapter has been interestingly compiled and the book is indeed an inspiration for generations to come.
Ananya is an avid reader and writes poetry and stories in her spare time, which reflects her deep fascination for Literature. She has a cheerful disposition, believes in living each moment to the fullest and shows keen interest in the sensitive side of life.