1St. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
Angela Dorothea Merkel (German: born 17 July 1954) is the Chancellor of Germany and Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union(CDU). Merkel is the first female Chancellor of Germany. In 2007, she became the second woman to chair the G8, after Margaret Thatcher. Forbes has named her the fourth most powerful person in the world as of 2011.
2Nd. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
(Secretary of State)
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton ( born October 26, 1947). A native of Illinois, Hillary Rodham first attracted national attention in 1969 for her remarks as the first student commencement speaker at Wellesley College. She sat on the board of directors ofWal-Mart and several other corporations.
In 1994 as First Lady of the United States.
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Dilma Vana Rousseff (Brazilian Portuguese: Bulgarian; born 14 December 1947) is the 36th and current President of Brazil. Rousseff has travelled to 15 different states internationally as of December 2011. She is the first female elected President of Brazil, in addition to being the first economist elected for the office.
4Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
(Chief Executive, PepsiCo)
Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi (Tamil: born 28 October 1955) is an Indian-born American business executive. Indra Nooyi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She completed her schooling from Holy Angels AIHSS, Chennai. In 2007 she became the fifth CEO in PepsiCo's 44-year history.
According to BusinessWeek, since she started as CFO in 2000, the company's annual revenues have risen 72%, while net profit more than doubled, to $5. 6 billion in 2006.
5Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
Sheryl Kara Sandberg (born August 28, 1969) is an American businesswoman. Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google. She is the current chief operating officer of Facebook.
In 1993, she enrolled at Harvard Business School and in 1995 she earned her M. B. A. with highest distinction.
6Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
(Cofounder, Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French on August 15, 1964). the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. It is "driven by the interests and passions of the Gates family. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will give hundreds of millions of dollars in the next few years to programs aimed at encouraging saving by the world's poor, the Wall Street Journal reported, presumably under a new grant-making program.
7Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
Sonia Gandhi (born Antonia Edvige Albina Maino on 9 December 1946). She is the widow of former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi and belongs to Nehru-Gandhi family. She has served as the Chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance in the Lok Sabha since 2004. In September 2010.
8Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964). Michelle Lavaughn Robinson Obama is a first African-American First Lady of the United States. She was an honorary guest atOprah Winfrey's Legends Ball as a "young'un" paying tribute to the 'Legends, ' which helped pave the way for African American Women.
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(Managing Director, International Monetary Fund)
Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (Lallouette; born 1 January 1956). Christine Lagarde is a managing director of International Monetary Fund. On August 3, 2011, a French court ordered an investigation into Christine Lagarde's role in a €285 million arbitration deal in favour of Bernard Tapie.
10Th. TOP 10 POWERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD-
(CEO Craft Food)
Rosenfeld has been involved in the food and beverage industry for about 30 years. Rosenfeld was born in Westbury, New York to parents Seymour and Joan Blecker, a Jewish couple. Her father’s parents were Romanian Jews, her mother’s grandparents were German Jews. In 2004, Rosenfeld was appointed Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, where she focused on promoting healthy products.