Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition: 1982-2017

2017

  • Felicitated with the honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc., honoris causa), from Presidency University, Kolkata

 

  • Felicitated with ‘AWSM Award for Excellence 2017’ by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA

 

  • Featured among Top Ten in Global ‘The Medicine Maker Power List’ 2017 published by UK-based – The Medicine Maker magazine. Ranked 3rd under the Business Captains Category.

 

  • Featured in Forbes ‘The World’s 56 Self-Made Women Billionaires: The Definitive Ranking’

 

  • Featured in Hurun Global Rich List India 2017

 

2016

  • Conferred with ‘The Global Leadership in Engineering 2016’ Award by USC Viterbi, School of Engineering based in Los Angeles, USA for Excellence in Biotechnology worldwide

 

  • Conferred with the Highest French Distinction – Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour)

 

  • Featured on Forbes Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 list

 

  • Featured on Forbes 2016 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • Featured in Forbes India’s 100 Richest People

 

  • Featured among Top Ten in Global ‘The Medicine Maker Power List’ 2016 published by UK-based – The Medicine Maker magazine

 

2015

  • Featured in ‘The Worldview 100’ list of prestigious U.S based Scientific American magazine

 

  • Ranked 2nd in Global ‘Medicine Maker Power List’ 2015 published by UK-based The Medicine Maker magazine

 

  • Ranked No. 14 in Global list of ‘Top 30 Social influencers in Biotech & BioPharma’ by HuffingtonPost

 

  • Honorary fellowship of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2015 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • ‘Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 2014’

 

  • Appointed Honorary Ambassador to Federation University, Australia

 

  • Delivered the 17th Dr KR Narayanan Oration at the Australian National University, Canberra

 

  • Featured in Hurun Global Rich List India 2015

 

  • Indo American Chamber of Commerce confers Kiran Mazumdar Shaw with the ‘Women Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award

 

  • Feautred on Richtopia Social Media Plan 2015 list ‘The 250 Most Influential Women Leaders’

 

2014

  • Named among the ‘100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014’ by US-based Foreign Policy magazine

 

  • Global Economy Prize for Business by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel

 

  • Othmer Gold Medal by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2014 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • ‘Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Asia-Pacific 2014’ (Source: Fortune)

 

  • Feautured in ‘World’s 25 Most Influential People in Biopharma by Fierce Biotech


2013

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2013 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2013 list of Asia-Pacific’s 48 ‘Heroes of Philanthropy’

 

  • ABLE 10th Anniversary Leadership Award

 

2012

  • Global Indian Woman of the Year at 5th Annual Pharma Leadership Summit & Business Leadership Awards

 

  • Honorary Doctorate of Science by the Trinity College, Dublin

 

  • Honorary Doctorate of Science by the National University of Ireland (NUI)

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2012 list of ‘Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen’

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2012 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • Featured on Fierce Biotech’s list of ‘25 Most Influential People in Biopharma’

 

2011

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2011 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • Featured on Financial Times’ list of ‘Top 50 Women in Business’

2010

  • Featured on TIME magazine’s 2010 list of ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’

 

  • Featured on Forbes’ 2010 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’

 

  • Featured on Financial Times’ list of ‘Top 50 Women in Business’

 

  • Featured in Forbes’ 2010 list of Asia-Pacific’s 48 ‘Heroes of Philanthropy’

 

2009

  • Nikkei Asia Prize for Regional Growth by Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun

 

  • Express Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit Award for Dynamic Entrepreneur

 

2008

  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

 

  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Glasgow

 

2007

  • ‘Veuve Clicquot Initiative For Economic Development for Asia’ Award

 

  • Honorary Doctor of Technology from the University of Abertay, Dundee

 

2006

  • The Wharton-Infosys Business Transformation Award

 

2005

  • Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honours, from then President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

 

  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

 

  • The Indian Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award

 

  • Honorary Doctorate from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

 

  • Rotary Award for Corporate Citizenship

 

  • Business Leader of the Year Award – Biotechnology, Chemtech-Pharma Bio Awards

 

2004

  • Honorary Doctorate of Science from Ballarat University

 

  • Business Woman of The Year Award by The Economic Times

 

2003

  • Alumni High Achiever Award, Australian Alumni Association

 

2002

  • Karnataka Rajyotsava Award for pioneering biotechnology in India, the Government of Karnataka

 

  • Best Entrepreneur: Healthcare & Life Sciences Award, Ernst & Young

 

  • Sir M. Visvesvaraya Memorial Award from the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry

 

1999

  • Woman of the Year Award, International Women’s Association, Chennai

 

1998

  • Golden Jubilee Felicitation, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

 

1989

  • Padma Shri for pioneering biotechnology in India from the then President of India, R Venkatraman

 

1987

  • Outstanding Young Person Award, Jaycees India

 

1983

  • Best Small Scale Industry in Karnataka Award, Rotary Club, Karnataka

 

  • Best Model Employer Award, Rotary Club, Karnataka

 

  • Outstanding Contribution Award, AWAKE

 

1982

  • Best Woman Entrepreneur Award, National Institute of Marketing Management, India