Forbes World's 10 Most Powerful Woman

Forbes World's 10 Most Powerful Woman

London : CA : USA | Oct 13, 2011 at 11:50 PM PDT
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World's Most Powerful Women - Forbes

Forbes world's 10 most powerful woman indicated they were listed because of their infact in the world not only through money also through reach and influence.

"Our list reflects the diverse and dynamic paths to power for women today, whether leading a nation or setting the agenda on critical issues of our time," said Moira Forbes, president & publisher of ForbesWoman, said in a statement. "Across their multiple spheres of influence, these women have achieved power through connectivity, the ability to build a community around the organizations they oversee, the countries they lead, the causes they champion and their personal brands," Forbes added.

1.German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Angela Merkel delivers a speech to promote CDU top-candiate Frank Henkel during an election rally in Berlin September 9, 2011

2.US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is viewed as the second most powerful woman in the world.

3. Dilma Roussef is the current President of Brazil.

4. Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc. Indra Nooyi speaks at a panel discussion "Wellness in the Workplace: Obesity and Other Bottom-Line Issues" at the 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, April 27, 2009.

5. Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of

6. Melinda Gates is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

7. Sonia Gandhi is the President of the Indian National Congress Party.

8. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama looks at red pepper she had pulled from the White House Kitchen Garden during the fall season harvest in Washington, October 5, 2011.

9. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

10.Chief Executive Officer of Kraft, Irene Rosenfeld, arrives for a meeting with Britain's Business Secretary Peter Mandelson at the Cabinet Office in central London, February 2, 2010. Kraft Foods sealed its 11.7 billion pound ($18.6 billion) takeover of Cadbury after 71.73 percent of the British group's shareholders accepted a deal to create the world's biggest confectioner.

News credit: International Business Times

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