The world has some powerful men and some powerful women, they have authority over some of the most powerful things in this world. That is the reason why they are regarded as the most powerful men or the most powerful women in this world. The women had started gaining power from last few decades and right now there are plenty of women who had enormous power. Below I am going to state top 10 most powerful women in the world. These women are ranked by their authority, money and their personality. I hope that the list of top 10 most powerful women in the world will be highly informative for you people. Top 10 Most Powerful Women In The World are:
10. Janet Yellen
9. Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi is the chief executive of PepsiCo. From previous 7 years, PepsiCo is the world’s second largest food and drinking business. Indra joined the company in 1994 and by 2001 she became the chief financial officer. She was pressurized to let down the PepsiCo but she held on in the difficult time and her strategies helped in increasing the sales as well as making the Business more popular.
8. Gina Rinehart
Gine is one of the wealthiest women in the world thus making her place in the list of top 10 most powerful women in this world. Gina was daughter of Lang, owner of the mining business. She left the university after one year as she did not find the university and her fellows up to the mark. She went back to her father at Perth to work with him in the operation of mining business. She does not give media a lot of value despite having shares in channel 10 and fairfox.
7. Dilma Rousseff
Dilma is the president of Brazil. She was a civil servant and she was not much interested in becoming president but in 2011, she became the president of Brazil which was the 6th largest economic nation of that time. She was putted in jail and tortured as she was said to be one of the people involved in the 1960s revolution. She joined the government of President Lula da Silva in 2003. She has promised to work for the welfare of her people and for the sake of her people; she even postponed her visits to Washington.
6. Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde is the managing director of IMF so there is no offense that she is in the list of top 10 most powerful women in the world. In 2011, she became the first woman who was managing the affairs of IMF. She was an employee of the Bakers and McKenzie for over 20 years until she became the chairman of the firm. She was also the trade minister and economic minister of France. Last but not the least; she became the managing director of IMF.
5. Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton might be the most famous name in this list of top 10 most powerful women of the world. Hillary Clinton held plenty of posts. She was first lady of Arkansas, First lady of US, a Senator, a Secretary of state and much more. She is one of the most popular ladies and the wife of Bill Clinton. She is an educated lawyer and having a great personality. She remained pretty busy in her life but now for the first time she is living as a simple US citizen and she says that it is a great experience to live in home with family.
4. Angela Merkel
Angela is the chancellor of Germany which is one of the most popular, widely known and well grown nations in the Europe. Angela is added in this list of top 10 most powerful women because she has been elected third time in a row as a chancellor of Germany. Merkel is having brilliant mind which is devoted to her work. She is a quite lady who has an outclass personality and not only for her personality but her work is also said to be awesome.
3. Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates is the Co-Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Her husband Bill is the richest person in this world. The foundation is striving hard to fight against the deadly and life lasting diseases such as malaria and polio. She joined Bill in his business as an employee in 1987 and married him in 1994. In 1996, Melinda left the company in order to bring up 3 children.
2. Park Geun-hye
Park is the president of South Korea and daughter of a person who ruled the area of South Korea in the time period of 1960s and 1970s. She was said to be the power house of East Asia. Her mother was shot dead by a sniper’s bullet and five years later in 1979, her father was killed too by his own intelligence chief. Park is not married (60 years old) and she has decided to continue the work of her father. She was attacked too and there were 60 stitches placed on her body to make her survive. Not only listed in the top 10 most powerful women in the world but she might be included in powerful the daughters and widows of the persons who had enormous authority.
1. Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl is the chief operating officer of facebook, the greatest social website in the world. She wrote a book of advice for women which was criticized but still managed somehow to sale 150,000 copies. She is a widow who was joined facebook after leaving google 4 years ago. She is operating facebook and from the time she became the COO, the income of facebook has increased a lot.