Kiran Bedi or Crane Bedi as she has been famously dubbed is perhaps one of the most prominent female personalities in the country. Kiran Bedi has probably inspired several women to pursue career paths that were once thought unsuitable for women, from roles in the police and armed forces to roles that require operating heavy machinery or large vehicles. Kiran Bedi was the first woman to join the Indian Police Services .
Kiran Bedi broke the proverbial glass ceiling by becoming the first woman IPS officer. An important lesson for fellow career aspirants is to break such popular stereotypes and self doubt. Kiran Bedi virtually opened many opportunities for women in the country and became a trailblazer.
Hunger for Challenge:
Kiran Bedi had great hunger for challenges and would take one challenging assignment after other always making heads turn with her staunch determination and hard working mentality and most importantly a complete lack of fear and almost arrogant disregard for bureaucratic hierarchy of the country too.
Kiran Bedi has clearly shown a consistent attempt at addressing an issue that is close to her heart. In her case it was Drug Abuse, having obtained her PhD on this theme as well as performing significant work in the narcotics department, she today heads voluntary organizations to address Drug Abuse and issues related to the poor.