The world has started to understand the importance of woman power, as more and more woman are dominating in the various field. These women are far ahead from the men in their respective fields and also getting more respect from them. On the occasion of International women’s day we are going to show you the top 10 most powerful women in the world.
- Angela Merkel
One of the most influential women in the world for a long time. She is the German Chancellor. She is holding this post since 2005 and also played important role in the foundation of the European Union.
- Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Rouseff is a woman of great strength, who made history by becoming the first women president of Brazil.
- Hillary Clinton
Featuring next on the list most powerful women in the world is Hillary Clinton. Hillary entered in politics on her own and became the first female senator from the New York and also the US Secretary of the State.
- Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde is a lawyer and economist, who is the first female to become the MD of International Monetary Fund. She is very education woman, who has two Masters Degrees and also an honorary doctorate degree from Belgium University.
- Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates is the wife of Bill Gates and also the co Founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This is engaged in philanthropic projects around the world, such as working for health of women and children.
- Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama, The first lady of the USA comes next among the most powerful women in the world. A lawyer and writer, She holds a law degree from Harvard University and is engaged in social causes such as advocating healthy lifestyle and working for poverty awareness.
- Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at facebook is one of the most influential women in the world. She was ex-employee of Google and later joined Facebook and become the first women to be on board of the company. The 44 years old Harvard graduate has also written a bestselling book called “Lean in”, which deals in business advice for women entrepreneurs.
- Virginia Rometty
Next among the top 10 most powerful women in the world is Virginia Rometty, the first women to become the CEO of IBM. She began her career with General Motors after graduating in computer science and engineering. The 56 year old strategist is widely highly praised for her management skills, which assist her, bring out the best in her workforce.
- Park Geun-Hye
Park Guen-hye carried on the legacy of her father Park Chung-hee to become the first woman president of South Korea. She never got married because she intended to dedicate her life to serve for her country, especially for getting better its relation with North Korea.
- Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi, The 57 year old Indian woman, who made a mark in the business world by heading one of the largest food and drinks companies in the world, Pepsico. Nooyi joined Pepsico when she was 29 after her postgraduate degree from Yale University and reached phenomenal heights in the short period of time.