4 Indian-Origin Women Among Forbes’ America’s Richest Self-Made Women

New York: Four Indian-origin women, Jayshree Ullal, Indra Nooyi, Neerja Sethi, and Neha Narkhede, have made it to Forbes’ list of America’s 100 richest self-made women. Together, they have a combined net worth of an impressive $4.06 billion.

Jayshree Ullal, the President and CEO of Arista Networks holds the 15th position on the list with a net worth of $2.4 billion. She has been leading Arista Networks since 2008 and also serves on the board of directors of Snowflake, a cloud computing company.

Neerja Sethi, co-founder of IT consulting and outsourcing firm Syntel, is ranked 25th with a net worth of $990 million. Syntel was acquired by Atos SE for $3.4 billion in 2018, which earned Sethi an estimated $510 million for her stake.

Neha Narkhede, ranked 50th, has a net worth of $520 million. She co-founded Confluent, a company that helps organizations process large amounts of data on Apache Kafka. Narkhede also recently announced her new venture, Oscilar, a fraud detection firm.

Indra Nooyi, the former chair and CEO of PepsiCo, holds the 77th position with a net worth of $350 million. During her tenure, she successfully steered PepsiCo, introduced healthier products, and doubled sales. Nooyi also joined the board of Amazon in 2019.

Forbes reported that the combined net worth of America’s richest self-made women reached a record $124 billion, representing a nearly 12% increase from the previous year. Daine Hendricks, co-founder of ABC Supply, topped the list with a net worth of $15 billion.

Please note that the rankings and net worth figures mentioned are based on Forbes’ list and data available at the time of the article.

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