Arunachalam Muruganantham, the maker of low-cost sanitary napkins, in Fortune's list of world's greatest leaders
Updated : April 22, 2019 01:57 PM IST
Arunachalam Muruganantham has made Fortune magazine's 2019 list of world's greatest leaders and has been ranked 45th in the list.
Muruganantham invented a machine in 2004 that turns cellulose into low-cost sanitary napkins—a huge boon for the India women.
A school drop-out and the hero of the Oscar-winning documentary short Period. End of Sentence, Muruganantham has been a guest lecturer at Ivy league universities.
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