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Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Present |

The 100 most powerful women in the world

The 100 most powerful women in the world

Forbes magazine has published the list of those considered to be the 100 most powerful women in the world. Topping the list is the president Angela Merkel. There are political, business, entrepreneurs and artists. European, American, Latin American, Asian or African. Fortunately, the power in the world is no longer property of men.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the most powerful woman in the world. Not only that. Is the person (man or woman) most powerful in Europe. Well we know the Spanish, Greek, Portuguese or Italian, always aware of his statements and decisions.

Other in positions of political responsibility are directly or heads of state. Hillary Clinton (#2) is the U.S. secretary of state Dilma Rousseff (#3) is the president of Brazil. Followers Sonia Gandhi (#6) Congress president of India, Michelle Obama (#7) or U.S. first lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (#16) President of Argentina. A growing number of women rule their countries.

Among the women who run the business are Sheryl Sandberg (#10) Facebook’s chief operating officer, Virginia Rometty (#15) president of IBM, Meg Whitman (#18) or HP chief Marissa Mayer (#21) chief Yahoo.

Oprah Winfrey (#11) is a successful entrepreneur who is part of the media which also include Jill Abramson (#5) executive editor of the New York Times or Arianna Huffington (#29) head of the Huffington Post.

The celebrities also take place with Lady Gaga (#14), Beyonce (#32), Jennifer Lopez (#38), Shakira (#40) or the author of Harry Potter, JK Rowling (#78).

Presidents of companies control 25 984 billion dollars and 11 multimillion have a fortune of 80 billion.

There is still gender discrimination and women have a harder life than men on the planet Earth. But are becoming hollow with determination, labor and value. Bravo for them.