21 Inspiring Women of Gems and Jewellery industry 21st century has seen an upsurge in Women Empowerment. 2021 seems to be the pinnacle of this phase. The Indian Gem and Jewellery Sector is no exception to it. Jewellery industry is a vibrant segment which accounts for 14 to 16 percent of India's total merchandise exports. Though it has been viewed as a male dominated landscape globalization, education and equality rights and social independence have rigorously shifting the gender outlook . The sector is witnessing a clean rise in women power icons who are defining the progress dynamic of the Industry. Though it's not been a easy walk, women have proudly created paradigm shifts shattered glass ceilings broken boundaries and emerged as phenominal entities as market leaders, enterpreunaurs, CEOs trend forecasters design stalwarts and many many more hats, forging great vision and passion into their work. The year 2021 has seen women stride through with absolute grace, freedom and spirit, reinventing themselves with self mastery under all situations in the face of any crisis.The International Womens Day has been a 110 year old platform where the whole world rises in unison to celebrate the very spirit of being a women of infinite distinctions. The Art of Jewellery India's no. 1 Jewellery magazine, in association with Laxmi Diamonds, stands up to salute 21 vibrant women whose contribution towards the growth and mpowerment of the Gem and Jewellery Sector has been immensely remarkable and not dropping the breaks these women are gritly poised to drive the industry to its next phase of growth. We at AOJ take great pride in honoring 21 pathnreaking visionary Women of the Indian Gem and Jewellery Diaspora on the ocassion of the International Womens Day.