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100 Women: The Interviews

28/11/2016

28/11/2016

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Born in Uganda into a wealthy family, Shriti Vadera was exiled to India following Idi Amin's expulsion of all of Uganda's Asians. At 15, she asked to go to boarding school in the UK in order to avoid an arranged marriage. She has stayed in the UK and built a reputation as a formidable economist. Now the chairwoman of Santander UK, Shriti Vadera is one of Europe's leading bankers. For this special edition of the BBC's 100 Women season, Shriti Vadera speaks in depth to Laura Kuennsberg.

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