The World's 100 Most Powerful Women Happy Women's Day

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

1 2 3 4 5

Angela Merkel

58

Germany

Politics

Chancellor, Germany

Hillary Clinton

65

United States

Politics

Secretary of State, United States

Dilma Rousseff
President, Brazil

65

Brazil

Politics

Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates

48

United States

Humanitaria n

Jill Abramson

Executive Editor, New York Times Co.

58

United States

Media

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

6 7 8 9 10 11

Sonia Gandhi

President, Indian National Congress, India

66

India

Politics

Michelle Obama

49

United States

Politics

First Lady, United States

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Christine Lagarde

57

France

Humanitaria n

Janet Napolitano

Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, United States

55

United States

Politics

Sheryl Sandberg
COO, Facebook

43

United States

Technology

Oprah Winfrey

59

United States

Celebrity

Entrepreneur, Personality

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

12 13 14 15 16 17

Indra Nooyi

57

United States

Business

Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

Irene Rosenfeld

59

United States

Business

Chairman and CEO, Kraft Foods

Lady Gaga

26

United States

Celebrity

Musician, Philanthropist

Virginia Rometty

55

United States

Technology

President and CEO, IBM

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
President, Argentina

60

Argentina

Politics

54

United States

Technology

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

Ursula Burns

Chairman and CEO, Xerox

18 19

Meg Whitman

56

United States

Technology

CEO, Hewlett-Packard

Aung San Suu Kyi

Chair and Parliamentarian, National League for Democracy, Burma

67

Burma

Politics

20 21 22

Maria das Graças Silva Foster

59

Brazil

Business

CEO, Petrobras-Petróleo Brasil

Marissa Mayer
CEO, Yahoo

37

United States

Technology

Anne Sweeney

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, and President, Disney/ABC Television Group, Walt Disney

55

United States

Media

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

23 24 25 26 27 28

Diane Sawyer

Anchor of World News, ABC, Walt Disney

67

United States

Media

Angela Braly
CEO, WellPoint

51

United States

Business

Susan Wojcicki

44

United States

Technology

Senior Vice President, Google

Queen Elizabeth II

86

Monarch, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Politics

Julia Gillard

51

Australia

Politics

Prime Minister, Australia

72

United States

Politics

Nancy Pelosi

Rank

Name
Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, United States

Age

Country

Category

29 30 31 32 33

Editor-In-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group, AOL

Arianna Huffington

62

United States

Media

Yingluck Shinawatra
Prime Minister, Thailand

45

Thailand

Politics

Kathleen Sebelius

Secretary, Department of Health and Human Service, United States

64

United States

Politics

Actress, Entrepreneur, Musician

Beyonce Knowles

31

United States

Celebrity

Owner, Fashion Designer, Diane von Furstenberg Studio, L.P.

Diane Von Furstenberg

66

United States

Business

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

34 35 36 37 38 39

Helen Clark

Administrator, U.N. Development Programme

63

New Zealand

Humanitaria n

Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting

Georgina Rinehart

59

Australia

Billionaire

Amy Pascal

Co-Chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony

54

United States

Media

Margaret Chan

Director-General, World Health Organization

65

China

Humanitaria n

Actress, Musician, Personality, Philanthropist

Jennifer Lopez

43

United States

Celebrity

54

United States

Business

Sheri McCoy

Rank

Name
CEO, Avon Products

Age

Country

Category

40 41 42 43 44

Shakira

Musician, Personality, Philanthropist

36

Colombia

Celebrity

Mary Barra

SVP, Global Product Development, General Motors

51

United States

Business

Cofounder, CEO, Soho China Ltd.

Zhang Xin & family

47

China

Business

Chairman, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Alice Walton

63

United States

Fashion and Retail

Laura Lang

57

United States

Media

CEO, Time Inc., Time Warner

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

45 46 47 48 49 50

Angela Ahrendts
CEO, Burberry Group

52

United States

Business

President, HBO Entertainment, Time Warner Cable

Sue Naegle

43

United States

Media

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedian, Personality, Philanthropist

55

United States

Celebrity

Safra Catz

51

United States

Technology

President, CFO, Oracle

Laurene Powell Jobs & family
Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective

49

United States

Technology

Rosalind Brewer

50

United States

Business

President and CEO, Sam's Club,

Rank

Name
Wal-Mart Stores

Age

Country

Category

51 52 53 54 55

Anna Wintour

Editor-in-Chief, Vogue, Conde Nast Publications, Inc.

63

United States

Media

Helene Gayle

58

United States

President, CEO, CARE

Humanitaria n

Chief International Correspondent, CNN, Time Warner

Christiane Amanpour

55

United States

Media

Rosalia Mera

69

Spain

Billionaire

Investor, Philanthropist

Cynthia Carroll

56

United States

Business

CEO, Anglo American

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

56 57 58 59 60 61

Cher Wang

54

Taiwan

Technology

Co-founder and Chair, HTC

President, Fidelity Personal, Workplace and Institutional Services, Fidelity Investments

Abigail Johnson

51

United States

Business

Padmasree Warrior

Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems

52

United States

Technology

Chanda Kochhar

Managing Director and CEO, ICICI Bank

51

India

Business

Gail Kelly

56

Australia

Business

CEO, Westpac Banking Group

Margaret Hamburg

57

United States

Politics

Commissioner, Food and Drug

Rank

Name
Administration, United States

Age

Country

Category

62 63 64 65 66

Ellen Kullman

Chairman and CEO, EI du Pont de Nemours

57

United States

Business

Drew Gilpin Faust

65

United States

President, Harvard University

Humanitaria n

Shari Arison

55

Israel

Billionaire

Investor, Philanthropist

Mary Schapiro

Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission, United States

57

United States

Politics

Angelina Jolie

37

United States

Celebrity

Actress, Philanthropist

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

67 68 69 70 71 72

Miuccia Prada

Owner, Fashion Designer, Prada

63

Italy

Business

Carol Meyrowitz
CEO, TJX Cos

59

United States

Business

Executive Director, World Food Programme, United Nations

Ertharin Cousin

56

United States

Humanitaria n

Executive Director, WikiMedia Foundation

Sue Gardner

45

Canada

Technology

Joyce Banda

62

Malawi

Politics

President, Malawi

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

50

Indonesia

Managing Director, World Bank

Humanitaria n

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

73 74 75 76 77 78

Bonnie Hammer

Chairman, Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios, NBCUniversal, Comcast

63

United States

Media

Chua Sock Koong
Group CEO, SingTel

54

Singapore

Technology

Sofia Vergara

40

Colombia

Celebrity

Actress, Entrepreneur

Ho Ching

60

Singapore

Business

CEO, Temasek

Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast and Newsweek, IAC/InterActiveCorp.

Tina Brown

59

United States

Media

J.K. Rowling
Author

47

United Kingdom

Celebrity

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

79 80 81 82 83 84

Chan Laiwa & family
Philanthropist

72

China

Billionaire

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Founder, Chair, Biocon Ltd.

59

India

Technology

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Minister of Finance, Nigeria

58

Nigeria

Politics

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
President, Liberia

74

Liberia

Politics

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Supermodel

Gisele Bundchen

32

Brazil

Celebrity

52

United States

Technology

Mary Meeker

Rank

Name
General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Age

Country

Category

85 86 87 88 89

Shaikha Al-Bahar

CEO-Kuwait, National Bank of Kuwait

-

Kuwait

Business

Marjorie Scardino
CEO, Pearson

66

United States

Media

Solina Chau

Director, Li Ka Shing Foundation

51

Hong Kong

Humanitaria n

President, McDonald's USA, McDonald's

Jan Fields

57

United States

Business

Weili Dai

Co-founder, Marvell Technology Group

51

United States

Technology

Rank

Name

Age

Country

Category

90 91 92

President, CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

58

United States

Humanitaria n

Sun Yafang

57

China

Technology

Chair, Huawei Technologies

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

54

United Arab Emirates

Politics

Minister of Foreign Trade, United Arab Emirates

93 94 95

Chairman and Managing Director, Sabanci Holding

Guler Sabanci

58

Turkey

Business

Greta Van Susteren

58

United States

Media

Anchor, FOX News, News Corp

Mary Callahan Erdoes
CEO, J.P. Morgan Asset

45

United States

Business

Rank

Name
Management, JPMorgan Chase

Age

Country

Category

96 97 98 99 10 0

Mindy Grossman
CEO, HSN

55

United States

Media

Patricia Woertz

Chairman, CEO and President, Archer Daniels Midland

59

United States

Business

President, Rockefeller Foundation

Judith Rodin

68

United States

Humanitaria n

Beth Brooke

Global Vice Chair - Public Policy, Ernst & Young

53

United States

Business

Sheikha Mayassa Al Thani
Chair, Qatar Museums Authority, Qatar

30

Qatar

Humanitaria n

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