Today’s Dame of the Day is Chanda Kochhar (November 17, 1961-). After graduating with degrees in Cost Accountancy and Management, Kochhar worked her way up through the ranks at India’s top banks. Today, she is the Managing Director and CEO of India’s second largest bank. Under her supervision, Kochhar’s banks won awards for quality of service. For the past several years, Kochhar has featured prominently on lists of the world’s most powerful women.