Human Resource Development Minister, India
Mrs. Irani, at 38, is the youngest face in Prime Minister’s Cabinet, which was sworn in Monday evening. In 2010, Mrs. Irani became the national secretary of BJP, and thereafter was appointed as the All India President of the BJP Mahila Morcha. Her constant media presence and being vocal about lot of women-related issues made her one of the most influential leaders. She also runs an NGO, which provides drinking water to the poor in India’s remote areas.