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.
Today’s Dame of the Day is Dambisa Moyo (February 6, 1969-). This Zambia-born economist studies the impact of macroeconomics and foreign aid in developing countries. Over the course of her academic career, Moyo earned a Ph.D, an MPA, an MBA, and two bachelor’s degrees, one of which is in chemistry. In addition to her work with the World Bank, she is an accomplished speaker and writer and serves on the boards of multiple financial institutions.