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1. Zia Mody, 63yrs

Co-founder, AZB & PartnersIndian Corporate Lawyer and Female Business Icon. She is considered an authority on corporate merger and acquisition law, securities law, private equity and project finance. Zia is the daughter of Soli Sorabjee, a former Attorney General of India. A founding partner of AZB & Partners, India’s leading law firm, Zia is one of India’s foremost corporate attorneys. She has been recognised for her contribution to the legal world, both in India and internationally. She has worked with G.E., Tata Group, Reliance Industries, Aditya Birla Group and the Vedanta Group.