6 Inspiring Indians Who Studied Abroad And Made It Big In India

    Updated on: 16 Nov 2023 4 min read

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    A job abroad is usually considered to be the next step of an international degree for many reasons. The international exposure, more opportunities,  vast job market, earning in a foreign currency, high salary packages, are just some of them. The top abroad student destinations like the US, UK, Canada, all boast of a booming economy and offer the students professional and personal growth. While the lure and benefits of an international job market cannot be denied, students often overlook their home country to build a career. Developing economies, like India, offer a burgeoning market, opportunities to explore, and make a successful career.

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    Naina Lal Kidwai

    She is a distinguished figure in the world of financial services and has received a Padma Shri for her contributions in the area of trade and industry. She was the first Indian woman to graduate from the Harvard Business School with an MBA in 1982. Along with this, she was also the first woman president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the first woman to head a foreign bank’s operations in India. Her landmark contributions placed in the Fortune Global List of Top Women in Business, as well as in the Time Magazines’ 15 Global Influentials 2002. Currently, she is the chairman of Max Financial Services, as well as serving with Comptroller and Auditor General of India, CII, and FICCI. 

    These are just some of the thought-provoking examples of Indians building a successful career in India after graduating with an international degree. Not every student can become the next Kunal Bahl, but you sure can dream to achieve great heights. An abroad degree is not the sole reason for the success of these individuals, though its role as a great stepping stone for career growth cannot be refuted. 

    The inspirational stories of people like Kunal Bahl is a testament that the door to a great career can be found even in rejection.
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Written by Rahul

A vampire hunter, a renowned archaeologist, and an Oscar-winning filmmaker... Rahul is none of them. He is just a curious soul whose interest in education and finance sectors goes beyond his journalism degree and the monthly salary.

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Aman Jain graduated from IIT Kanpur, and currently functions as the CMO at GyanDhan. He is deeply passionate about creating equality in higher education and has directly interacted with 2 Lakh students in his 8-year-long journey.

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