This year’s rundown of World’s Most Powerful Women is an assortment of trailblazers and leaders who are driving on the world stage to reclassify customary power structures and fashion enduring effect in each industry and range of prominence.
They’re utilizing their capacity and their foundation to scale worldwide business, settle the world’s most stubborn issues, change social stories and make critical steps toward propelling uniformity. Their achievements are impressive all alone, and considerably more so given how troublesome it tends to be to set up advances into businesses and occupation titles since quite a while ago commanded by men, particularly in tech, safeguard, funding, and Hollywood.
Here is a list of most powerful women around the globe,lets have look at their abilities and fame.
1 Angela Merkel
Angela Markel is 65 lives in Berlin, Germany. Merkel has a PhD in Physical Chemistry which she got from the Academy of Sciences in Berlin-Adlershof for her thesis on quantum chemistry. Merkel became the first female Chancellor of Germany in 2005 and is serving her fourth term.
In November 2018, Merkel stepped down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union and announced she wouldn’t seek another term as chancellor in 2021.
Her authority is set apart by her steely save, from confronting Donald Trump to permitting in excess of a million Syrian evacuees into Germany.
2- Christine Lagarde
Lagarda is 63 lives in Washington, District of Columbia. In her teenage years, Lagarde was a swimmer and a member of the French synchronised swimming team.
Lagarde became the first woman to head the European Central Bank on November 1, 2019.
From 2011 until mid-2019, Lagarde ran the International Monetary Fund that works to ensure the stability of the global monetary system.
She was the first woman to hold that position.
On the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 bank collapse, Lagarde pointed to “groupthink” in the male-dominated industry and called for gender reform.
3- Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi is 79 years old lives in Francisco, Californi. She did Bachelor of Arts/Science.
Nancy Pelosi is the 52nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The role makes her the highest-ranking elected woman in the country and the second-in-line for the presidency.
In 2019, she initiated the fourth-ever impeachment proceedings in U.S. history against President Donald Trump.
4- Ursula von der Leyen
Ursula von der Leyen is 61 years old lives in Belgium.
rsula von der Leyen was appointed president of the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, in July 2019.
She is the first woman to serve in the role, which is responsible for legislation affecting more than 700 million Europeans.
For the last six years of her time in the cabinet, she was Germany’s defense minister.
Under von der Leyen, the Commission is now comprised of 11 female commissioners and 15 male.
5 Mary Barra
Mary Barra is 57 years old lives in Michigan, Barra is GM’s first female CEO, and the first woman to lead any major automaker. She did Master of Business Administration, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Bachelor of Arts/Science, Kettering University.
GM’s CEO since 2014, Barra has invested billions in electric vehicles, self-driving cars and a ride-share service called Maven.
Having earned $21.9 million in 2018, Barra has the highest compensation of any leader of a Detroit Big Three automaker.
GM ranked No. 1 on the 2018 Global Report on Gender Equality. It was one of only two global businesses that have no gender pay gap.
On number six Melinda Gate age 55, lives in Washington.her education is Bachelor of Arts/Science,from Duke University and Master of Business Administration, Fuqua School of Business.
Gates maintains her position as most powerful woman in philanthropy as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Founded in 2000, it’s the world’s largest private charitable foundation with a $40 billion trust endowment.
As part of the foundation’s mission to help all people lead healthy, productive lives, she has devoted much of her work to women’s and girls’ rights
In her next chapter, Gates’ mission is to close the funding gap for female founders, through her investment and incubation company, Pivotal Ventures.
On number seven Abigail Johnson Milton, Massachusetts United States. Her real time net worth is $15.7B.
Abigail Johnson has served as CEO of Fidelity Investments since 2014, when she took over for her father, and has been chairman since 2016.
She owns an estimated 24.5% stake of the firm, which has nearly $2.7 trillion in managed assets.
Johnson has embraced cryptocurrencies and, in 2018, Fidelity launched a platform that allows institutional investors to trade bitcoin and ether.
On 29th number it’s a muslim leader Sheikh Hasina Wajed
She is aged 72 residence of Dhaka Bangladesh. Her education is Bachelor of Arts/Science,from University of Dhaka.
Sheikh Hasina Wajed, the longest serving prime minister in the history of Bangladesh, is currently serving her fourth term.
She won the fourth term, which is also her third consecutive term, after her party, Bangladesh Awami League, won 288 of the 300 parliamentary seats.
Hashina plans to focus on issues such as food security and access to education and healthcare.
Hasina and her Awami League party deny accusations of voter suppression in Bangledeshi elections.
Queen Elizbtha comes on number 40th
Queen is 93 yesrs old, her source of wealth is investments, real estate. She lives in London UK. The current queen of England is the subject of a popular Netflix series called The Crown.
On the seat for 67 years, Queen Elizabeth is the longest-reigning ruler in British history. The 93-year-old matriarch is still setting the tone at public events and receiving world leaders at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.
Her patronages and charities cover a range of issues, from opportunities for young people, to the preservation of wildlife and the environment.
Number 79th reserved by unites arab emirates by Ava DuVernay
Ava Duvernay is 47 years old lives in California belongs to United Arab Emirates
Filmmaker, producer and director DuVernay is the first black woman to be nominated by the Academy as a director in a feature category.
She was the first woman of color to direct a $100-million-grossing film, the 2018 Disney fantasy adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time.
Number 84th is for Raja Easa Al Gurg
She is from dubai and did Bachelor of Arts/Science,from Kuwait University
Raja Easa Al Gurg is managing director and vice chairperson of one of the biggest conglomerates in the Middle East.
The Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group consists of 27 companies ranging from retail to construction to a metal foundry.
Al Gurg is also president of the Dubai Business Women Council and works to improve female entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates.
She also serves as board member at Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dubai Women’s Association and HSBC Middle East.
She is the first ever Emirati woman appointed to the board of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited (HBME).
97th Rania Nashar
Nashar is the first female CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group.
She becomes CEO at a time when Saudi Arabia is beginning to implement reforms that will promote gender equality as part of their Vision 2030.
Samba Financial Group is Saudi Arabia’s third-largest bank by assets.
Nashar previously served as a board member for Samba’s global markets subsidiary and has over 20 years of experience in the commercial banking sector.
Via: web desk