Hillary And Most Powerful Women

August 24, 2011 by Post Team 

Hillary And Most Powerful WomenHillary And Most Powerful Women, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of most powerful women in the world, which is dominated by politicians, entrepreneurs and leading media and entertainment. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who almost beat Obama when he sought the Democratic nomination in 2008, was second, followed by Brazilian President Rousseff.

“Our list reflects the diverse paths and dynamics of power for women today, if it leads to a nation or setting the agenda on critical issues of our time,” said Moira Forbes, Editor & ForbesWoman president, said in a statement.

Eight Heads of State and made 29 CEOs of Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women released Wednesday. Have an average age of 54 and collectively control and 30 billion dollars. Twenty-two are single.

“Through her many spheres of influence, these women have come to power through the connectivity, the ability to build a community around the organizations they oversee, the nations leading causes they defend and their personal brands,” Forbes said.

Merkel was quoted as head of global real economy in Europe. Clinton was praised for skillfully Middle East is WikiLeaks revelations and revolutions in its second year on the job, while Rousseff made history as the first woman to lead the greatest economic power in Latin America.

Rounding out the top five were the CEO of PepsiCo U.S. Indra Nooyi, who oversees food and 60 billion and the rule of drinks, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who was credited with preparing the bid of the booming social network that could bring to the extent and $ 100 million.

Forbes said the women on the list came to power not only through money and power, but also thanks to the media, through the reach and influence.

Lady Gaga and the newly named The New York Times executive editor, Jill Abramson, came in 11 and 12.

Gaga was also the youngest member of the list to 25, while Queen Elizabeth of Britain, which ranked No. 49, was the largest in 85 years.

U.S. The first lady Michelle Obama, who last year ranked first, fell to No. 8 in the current ranking.

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