Nita Ambani is known as the First Lady of Corporate India. But she is more than just the wife of Mukesh Ambani; a businesswoman and philanthropist and more

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  1. She is the woman who has it all: she is a fabulously wealthy business woman in her own right, is married to the richest man in India, has a lovely family, has a home that is one of the most well known addresses in the country, dabbles in cricket leagues, is a philanthropist, something of a style icon and an accomplished artiste to boot. She is Nita Ambani, First Lady of Corporate India. Just turned 50, she is known for her own achievements rather than just as the wife of Mukesh Ambani.
  2. An accomplished dancer herself, this middle class girl from an ordinary Gujarati family in Mumbai, had at one point envisaged a career in classical dance for herself. She has trained in interior design and is also a commerce graduate and qualified teacher.
  3. She was the one largely responsible for setting up the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in 2003 and as Chairperson, has been closely involved in its running. It is one of the few Indian schools that offer the International Baccalaureate programme.neeta ambani schools FIRST LADY OF CORPORATE INDIA NITA AMBANI
  4. Nita Ambani’s philanthropy is well known – she heads the Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation (also known as the Reliance Foundation), a nonprofit that helps the underprivileged in India access education and health care services. The aim of the foundation is to promote sustainable growth in India and works towards education, rural transformation, urban renewal, health care, and the promotion of arts, culture and heritage.nita ambani philanthrophy FIRST LADY OF CORPORATE INDIA NITA AMBANI
  5. Project Drishti is an initiative that hopes to restore vision to the blind from economical weaker sections of society. She has provided the thrust for launching the first ever Braille Hindi magazine – Reliance Drishti. She is also closely involved with the UNAIDS partnership with Reliance Industries that works to control the Indian HIV epidemic.nita reliance drishti FIRST LADY OF CORPORATE INDIA NITA AMBANI
  6. Nita Ambani is a business woman in her own right – she is co-owner of the IPL cricket team Mumbai Indians and is known to work closely with the team members. She is a director on the board of Reliance Industries Limited. She is also on the board of directors of the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts group.nita ambani mumbai indians FIRST LADY OF CORPORATE INDIA NITA AMBANI
  7. She lives in Antilla, a building in Mumbai that is well known for being the most expensive home in the world, currently believed to be worth $1 billion USD. the 27 storey building has an area of 4 lakh square feet, employs 600 staff and was designed by Chicago based architects Perkins + Will to withstand earthquakes of up to 8 on the Richter scale.
  8. nita ambani2 FIRST LADY OF CORPORATE INDIA NITA AMBANISeen in chic western formals as well as stunning traditional outfits, Corporate India’s first lady is hailed as something of a fashion priestess as well. Abu Jani – Sandeep Khosla are known to be her favourite designers when it comes to Indian clothing. She is able to pull off the traditional Gujarati look with her seedha palla sari and traditional jewellery as effortlessly as a gowns designed by the best designers worldwide.

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