The most powerful or strongest woman here is not physical. More than that. The women on this list are reputable and have a powerful influence on the world.
Very powerful women can come from various backgrounds. There are female politicians, important people in giant corporations, entrepreneurs, writers, singers, comedians, or other celebrities.
Here are the 12 Most Powerful and Influential Women in the World
In today’s contemporary age, discrimination in women is already very thin. Even people keep fighting to get rid of it. We can not avoid public doubt, can a woman become prime minister ? Can a female writer present a quality work? Whether the female comedians can be funny ? Etc.
But all these doubts are increasingly faded with the presence of cool women , who move and excel in their respective fields. Here are just 12 of the many women who have opened the world’s perception. Who are they? Jom !
1. Marillyn Hewson
It’s not surprising that this woman born in 1954 is on the top list . In 2015 alone, Forbes put it in the list of the most powerful women in the world. Marillyn A. Hewson himself was the chief executive officer at Lockheed Martin. The underlying company is engaged in aerospace, technology, defense, and securityIs global.
2. Ellen J. Kullman
Ellen J. Kullman is a great woman born on January 22, 1956. She is already a former CEO of DuPont. His decision to retire certainly not be separated from the importance now, namely as business executives of the United States. Sepak football certainly not free from public attention, including also Forbes, who later recorded his name as one of the most powerfulwomen in the world.
3. Safra A. Catz
Safra Catz is an Israeli-blooded woman who pursue a career in the business world. Right in 1999, he joined the Oracle Company. His dedication then took Safra to the top of office in 2014, the new Oracle CEO replacing Larry Ellison. No wonder that Fortune and Forbes magazine had dubbed him as one of the powerful women in the field of business.
4. Renée J. James
Renée J. James’s name is very closely related to Intel. He is a former President of Intel. But now he is busy with his activities as Operating Executive media and technology field at The Carlyle Group. In addition, he also served as deputy chairman of the US National Telecommunications Security Advisory Committee. Famous media such as Fortune, Forbes, and Working Mother Magazine named it as one of the most powerful women in the world.
5. Ewa Kopacz
Ewa Kopacz left the world of general medicine and professional children, to then focus on the political sphere. He is a former Health Minister and Polish Prime Minister, but is still active as a politician. His name is even considered one of the leaders of the European Union. In 2015, the figure of Ewa Kopacz appears in Forbes Magazine as one of the strongest women.
6. Ginni Rometty
Virginia M. Rometty broke the record at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). He managed to become the first woman to reign as CEO or head of the giant company . The top position he achieved after serving from 1981. Now his name was always present in every list of the richest businesswoman , strong, or influential.
The figure is gone, but the people of Great Britain will certainly not forget how lunge and its influence. He is a former prime minister in power with a period of time from 1979-1990, the longest-known term of office in the 20th century. His name is so popular. His policies are also so typical. Holds a lifetime of nobility as well as powerful women embedded in him.
8. Sherry Lansing
The next strong woman is a former American actress, and once an executive officer in a studio movie. His name is increasingly fragrant when believed to occupy the position of CEO for Paramount Pictures and president for 20th Century Fox. That means, Sherry became the first woman who could head up Hollywood film studio as good as Hollywood. Ladies’ Home Journal and The Hollywood Reporter have made her one of the most powerful women of all time.
9. JK Rowling
Joanne “Jo” Rowling or the familiar referred to as JK Rowling became one of the most powerful female novelists. His name immediately fame, following the fame of his phenomenal work, the Harry Potter series . The world’s attention to the fruits of his hands is no joke. Harry Potter sold over 400 million copies, and has received various prestigious awards. The fantasy novel also achieved great success after being appointed to the big screen. Time magazine also had appointed him as Person of the Year. In addition to influencing literacy, he also actively provides political, social and moral inspiration.
10. Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel chose to plunge into politics after she was full of being a scientist or researcher. From 2005 until now, he still serves as Chancellor of Germany. He is also still chairman of the political party Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands or CDU. Both prestigious positions were first held by a woman. Its very important existence makes Merkel seen as the de facto leader of the European Union. Forbes until he chose him as the most powerful figure. While Time magazine makes it a Person of the Year.
11. Elizabeth II
This is the most powerful woman in the land of Great Britain. His age has reached 90 years, but he is still able to become the queen of constitutional monarchy for various sovereign and commonwealth countries. Outside of all the criticism and condemnation directed at him and his family, but this woman is full of sad moments in her life. Support and popularity are still maintained.
12. Catherine “Duchess of Cambridge” / Kate Middleton
The wife of Prince William has indeed been membetot attention since they married, and the procession of marriage even to broadcast news media. Post-marriage , Kate show off that she not only rely solely on the beauty of beautiful, but also coupled with skill and special attitude . He is not a movie actress, but his popularity and style is not far from the entertainers, even Kate is known as a fashion icon , so it always entered in various clothing related list . His name is also contained in 100 people influential version of Time Magazine.