Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Top 20 Most Powerful Women - 2010

Before women were considered as a weaker sex and they where meant to be inside their house to look after their family. But today, the power and position of women is growing day by day in this world. In today's world, women tend to perform much better in various fields. Some women have even become a major competitor to men in various fields, especially in politics. One of the leading magazine, Forbes have listed the top 100 most powerful women of 2010. So, here we have listed the top 20 most powerful women from this magazine in various fields of 2010...




1. Angela Merkel


Position: Chancellor
Age: 57
Country: Germany
Category: Politics
 
2. Hillary Clinton


Position: Secretary of State
Age: 64
Country: United States
Category: Politics

3. Dilma Rousseff


Position: President
Age: 64
Country: Brazil
Category: Politics

4. Indra Nooyi


Position: Chief Executive, PepsiCo
Age: 56
Country: United States
Category: Business

5. Sheryl Sandberg


Position: COO, Facebook
Age: 42
Country: United States
Category: Business

6. Melinda Gates


Position: Cofounder, Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Age: 47
Country: United States
Category: Non-Profit

7. Sonia Gandhi


Position: President
Age: 65
Country: India
Category: Politics

8. Michelle Obama


Position: First Lady
Age: 48
Country: United States
Category: Politics

9. Christine Lagarde


Position: Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Age: 56
Country: France
Category: Non-Profit

10. Irene Rosenfeld


Position: CEO, Kraft Foods
Age: 58
Country: United States
Category: Business

11. Lady Gaga


Position: Entertainer
Age: 25
Country: United States
Celebrity/Lifestyle

12. Jill Abramson


Position: Executive Editor, NY Times
Age: 57
Country: United States
Category: Media

13. Kathleen Sebelius


Position: Secretary of Health and Human Services
Age: 63
Country: United States
Category: Politics

14. Oprah Winfrey


Position: Media Personality
Age: 58
Country: United States
Category: Media

15. Janet Napolitano


Position: Secretary of Homeland Security
Age: 54
Country: United States
Category: Politics

16. Susan Wojcicki


Position: SVP, Advertising, Google
Age: 43
Country: United States
Category: Business

17. Cristina Fernandez


Position: President
Age: 59
Country: Argentina
Category: Politics

18. Beyoncé Knowles


Position: Entertainer, Designer
Age: 30
Country: United States
Category: Celebrity/Lifestyle

19. Georgina Rinehart


Position: Mining Tycoon
Age: 58
Country: Australia
Category: Billionaire

20. Cher Wang


Position: Cofounder, Chair, HTC; VIA Technologies
Age: 53
Country: Taiwan
Category: Business