Two NRI on Forbes list of richest self-made women

NRINGENjayshreeNeerja Sethi and Jayshree Ullal have made it to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s 50 richest self-made women.

India born Neerja with a net worth of $1.1 billion ranked 14th on the list while London-born Jayshree came in at 30th spot with a net worth of $470 million.

Neerja Sethi, 60, co-founded IT consulting and outsourcing company Syntel with her husband, billionaire Bharat Desai, in 1980. She served as treasurer during the early years of operations and is vice president of corporate affairs.

Jayshree Ullal became president and CEO of Arista Networks, a company that has emerged as one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable networking firms. She was born in London and raised in Delhi.

The first ever list of the nations top 50 most successful self-made women includes entrepreneurs, CEO, entertainers, designers and an author.