Arundhati Bhattacharya
Former Chairman, SBI
World's 25th Most Powerful Woman
(Forbes 2016)

Arundhati Bhattacharya is the first woman to be the Chairman of State Bank of India. In 2016, Arundhati was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine.

Arundhati is methodical, competitive and does not hesitate to speak her mind to power. A revered thought leader, Arundhati has led over 2 lac employees of the 211 year old organisation-State Bank of India.

In 2016, Forbes named Arundhati the 5th most powerful woman in Finance. In the same year, she was ranked among the FP Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. She was named the 4th most powerful women in Asia Pacific by Fortune. In 2017, India Today magazine ranked her #19th in India's 50 Most powerful people of 2017 list.

She has worked in corporate banking, treasury, retail, opening new businesses, HR and investment banking. Arundhati's insight on life is as unparalleled as her experience on Indian economy.
We're excited to welcome her to Chandigarh! Listen to her LIVE at TEDxChandigarh 2018 Conference on January 21, 2018.