It’s important that we use the platform of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year to encourage more women to participate in entrepreneurial pursuits.
On being anointed as the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year, Shaw said, "At its core, entrepreneurship is about solving problems.
Shaw also becomes only the second woman to receive this award after Olivia Lum of Hyflux Limited from Singapore won the title in 2011.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, founder and current Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited, has been named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2020.
Manny Stul, Chairman and Co-CEO of Moose Toys and Chair of the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year judging panel, says: “Kiran is an inspirational entrepreneur who demonstrates that determination, perseverance and a willingness to innovate can create long-term value.