Clinton, Merkel and Dilma Rousseff, the most powerful women in the world
August 22, 2012
As ranked by the magazine Global Finance Forbes, Hillary Clinton is the most powerful woman in the world, followed by Angela Merkel. In the third place, Dilma Rousseff appears while Cristina Kirchner is ranked 16.
They are all over 50 years, is U.S. Secretary of State, another is the Chancellor of Germany, and the next, the President of Brazil. They are the triumvirate of world’s most powerful women.
The Forbes ranking of places, too, Cristina Kirchner in the top 20. The President of Argentina is located in the 16th position, one place above the last year.
The magazine mentions that “under his leadership, the economy grew strongly, the GDP increased by 37% since 2007 -, pensions and benefits increased and the poverty rate has dropped steadily.”
Michelle Obama (7th), Christine Lagarde (8th), Oprah Winfrey (11th) and Lady Gaga (14th) are some of the personalities that are in the Top 20.