The following table lists the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. The women range from presidents to CEOs to philanthropists.
Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2018
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.
Janet Louise Yellen is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served as the Chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018, and as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014.
|1.||Angela Merkel||Chancellor of Germany|
|2.||Hillary Clinton||Presidential candidate|
|3.||Janet Yellen||Chair, Federal Reserve|
|4.||Melinda Gates||Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation|
|5.||Mary Barra||CEO, General Motors|
|6.||Christine Lagarde||Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|7.||Sheryl Sandberg||COO, Facebook|
|8.||Susan Wojcicki||CEO, YouTube, Google|
|9.||Meg Whitman||CEO, Hewlett-Packard|
|10.||Ana Patricia Botín||Chair, Santander Group, Banco Santander|
|11.||Virginia Rometty||CEO, IBM|
|12.||Geun-hye Park||President, South Korea|
|13.||Michelle Obama||First Lady, United States|
|14.||Indra Nooyi||CEO, PepsiCo|
|15.||Angela Ahrendts||SVP, Retail, Apple|
|16.||Abigail Johnson||President-CEO, Fidelity Investments|
|17.||Tsai Ing-wen||President, Taiwan|
|18.||Michelle Bachelet||President, Chile|
|19.||Federica Mogherini||High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Union|
|20.||Safra Catz||Co-CEO, Oracle|