Manjeet Kripalani is the Bombay Bureau Chief at BusinessWeek, a position she assumed in 1996. She is responsible for covering business, economics and politics.
In 1999 she received the Outstanding Story Award from the South Asian Journalists’ Association, New York, for her BusinessWeek cover feature on Indian Institutes of Technology. She has also made contributions to the “25 Ideas for a Changing World” (August 26, 2002) cover story and has written “India’s Reliance” (June 25, 2001) cover story on the geopolitical changes since September 11, 2001.
Prior to joining BusinessWeek, Ms. Kripalani was an associate editor at Worth magazine. She was also a reporter as well as a deputy chief of reporters for Forbes. In addition, Ms. Kripalani worked at Business World magazine in Bombay.
Ms. Kripalani gained political experience as the New Jersey Deputy Press Secretary for the political campaign of Steve Forbes, the 1996 Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidential elections.
She received two bachelor’s degrees from Bombay University as well as her master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. Ms. Kripalini has made several TV appearances, recently being an interview with PBS regarding foreign direct investment in Indian media.