In past women are treated as miserable creature but as time passed women show their strength and prove their value in every aspect of life now a days women are participating with men in every field of life. if we say women are contributing more than men and women are progressing well then it is no wrong because we can see that women have reached to the top posts of every country like president, prime minister, chancellor, CEO etc. in some Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia women are still not allowed to work outside due to strict laws of Islam but still women are contributing there on low level. Women are getting powerful by every passing day and in this article we will tell you about the most powerful women in the world and ranking of this article are based on information that are gathered from all aspects of their lives.
1. Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel was born on 17 July 1954 in Hamburg Germany she is the current chancellor of Germany and former research scientist. She has been the most powerful woman since last 10 years because she is the longest serving elected EU head of state and she also used her power against ISIS terrorists.
2. Hillary Clinton
Hillary Rodham Clinton was born on 26 October 1947 in llionis United States she is the former United States Secretary of State. She is the second most powerful woman in the world because she is the first and only first lady to become a U.S. senator, in a recent CNN/ORC poll seven out of 10 Democratic voters favored her.
3. Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates was born on 15 August 1964 in Texas United States she is wife of a billionaire Bill Gates and she is co founder of Bill & Melinda Gates foundation. She is the third most powerful woman in the world she is an American businessperson and philanthropist.
4. Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen was born on 13 August 1946 in New York City United States she is the fourth powerful woman in the world in 2015 but she is on second number in 2014. She is an American economist and current chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
5. Mary Barra
Mary T. Barra was born on 24 December 1961 in Michigan United States she is the current CEO of General Motors. She is the fifth most powerful woman in the world and she is the first woman ever to head a Big 8 automaker last year.
6. Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde was born on 1st January 1956 in Paris France she is a French lawyer she is the sixth most powerful woman in the world. Her current residency is in Washington DC she is the manager director of International Monetary Fund organization which serves as an economic advisor for 188 countries.
7. Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Rousseff was born on 14 December 1947 in Minas Gerais Brazil she is the 36th and current president of Brazil. She is the seventh most powerful woman in the world she is on track to end the poverty in country, she is first female president of Brazil.
8. Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg was born on 28 August 1969 in Washington DC United States she is an Author, Activist and American technology executive. She is the 8th most powerful woman in the world she is COO of Facebook and author of “Lean In” which is based on gender equality.
9. Susan Wojcicki
Susan Wojcicki was born on 5th July 1968 in California United States she is the ninth most powerful woman in the world. She is the current chief executive officer of YouTube she is the one of the most successful female technologist in the world.
10. Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama was born on 17 January 1964 in llionis United States she is an American writer and lawyer she is the last but not the least powerful woman in our list. She is wife of current president of America Barack Obama and she is the first African-American First lady of United States.