Shar Dubey is the Chief Executive Officer of the Match Group (Brand Portfolio) that operates online dating sites like Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, Our Time, and PlentyofFish. She is known as one of the most powerful women and she has won Tech Leader of the Year at Vogue Women of The Year 2021.When she was doing Engineering, Sundar Pichai was one of her classmates.In an interview, she shared the struggles of her college days and said, When I went to IIT back in the late 80s or early 90s, I was the only girl in my class for most of the years that I was there, it was hard to be the only girl in a class of 80 to 100 boys. There was no womens bathroom in the school building where I went to study, so every time I needed to use the restroom, I had to run a mile and a half to the dorm. There was only one dorm for girls, and that was the only place I could go. Moreover, No one would sit next to me in classeven my lab partner would not show up for projects because he was uncomfortable that I was a girl..After facing a lot of problems in college days, one day, she decided to quit college. Then a girl (two years senior to her) of her college said, If you quit, youre the only one thats going to lose. So grit it up..Dubeys parents supported her a lot throughout her studies. While discussing her childhood she said, My parents never thought I should be raised differently than my brother. My dad always said: The first thing youve got to do is learn to stand on your own two feet. It doesnt matter after that. Everything else is sort of easy..Shar does not believe in arranged marriages. She herself met Partha Ragunathan (Dubeys Husband) at her first job, where they both fell in love and got married after completing their graduation.After completing graduation, Shar worked in a Steel company and saved money to buy an airline ticket, and to pay the application fees for her postgraduation at The Ohio State University.After completing her grad school, she started a job in an aerospace company in Philadelphia, where she was the first female engineer and the first employee to be hired out of the country.Before joining the Match Group, Shar worked with i2 Technologies in Dallas.In 2006, Mandy Ginsberg, the then General Manager of the Match Group, contacted Shar to fill the place of companys product engineer. Initially, Shar refused the proposal, but after some days, she called up Mandy and said, I will do it..