The World's Most Powerful Women

Rank Name Age Country Category
1 Angela Merkel 60 Germany Politics
2 Janet Yellen 68 United States Finance
3 Melinda Gates 50 United States Philanthropy/NGO
4 Dilma Rousseff 67 Brazil Politics
5 Christine Lagarde 58 France Philanthropy/NGO
6 Hillary Clinton 67 United States Politics
7 Mary Barra 52 United States Business
8 Michelle Obama 50 United States Politics
9 Sheryl Sandberg 45 United States Technology
10 Virginia Rometty 56 United States Technology
11 Geun-hye Park 62 South Korea Politics
12 Susan Wojcicki 46 United States Technology
13 Indra Nooyi 59 United States Business
14 Oprah Winfrey 60 United States Media
15 Irene Rosenfeld 61 United States Business
16 Maria das Graças Silva Foster 61 Brazil Business
17 Beyonce Knowles 33 United States Celebrity
18 Marissa Mayer 39 United States Technology
19 Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner 61 Argentina Politics
20 Meg Whitman 58 United States Technology
21 Marillyn Hewson 60 United States Business
22 Ursula Burns 56 United States Technology
23 Helen Clark 64 New Zealand Philanthropy/NGO
24 Safra Catz 53 United States Technology
25 Michelle Bachelet 63 Chile Politics
26 Nancy Pelosi 74 United States Politics
27 Gina Rinehart 60 Australia Metals & Mining
28 Amy Pascal 56 United States Media
29 Laurene Powell Jobs & family 51 United States Technology
30 Margaret Chan 67 China Philanthropy/NGO
31 Ellen Kullman 58 United States Business
32 Sofia Vergara 42 Colombia Celebrity
33 Drew Gilpin Faust 67 United States Philanthropy/NGO
34 Abigail Johnson 53 United States Business
35 Queen Elizabeth II 88 United Kingdom Politics
36 Arundhati Bhattacharya 58 India Finance
37 Renee James 50 United States Technology
38 Sri Mulyani Indrawati 52 Indonesia Philanthropy/NGO
39 Anna Wintour 65 United States Media
40 Joyce Banda 64 Malawi Politics
41 Wu Yajun & family 50 China Real Estate
42 Bonnie Hammer 64 United States Media
43 Chanda Kochhar 53 India Business
44 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 60 Nigeria Politics
45 Ertharin Cousin 57 United States Philanthropy/NGO
46 Ellen DeGeneres 56 United States Celebrity
47 Sheikh Hasina Wajed 67 Bangladesh Politics
48 Amy Hood 42 United States Technology
49 Angela Ahrendts 54 United States Technology
50 Angelina Jolie 39 United States Celebrity
51 Margaret Hamburg 59 United States Politics
52 Arianna Huffington 64 United States Media
53 Lucy Peng 41 China Technology
54 Cher Wang 56 Taiwan Technology
55 Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi 52 United Arab Emirates Politics
56 Gail Kelly 58 Australia Business
57 Peng Liyuan 52 China Politics
58 Shakira Mebarak 37 Colombia Celebrity
59 Ho Ching 61 Singapore Business
60 Guler Sabanci 59 Turkey Business
61 Aung San Suu Kyi 69 Burma Politics
62 Zhang Xin & family 49 China Business
63 Samantha Power 44 United States Politics
64 Rosalind Brewer 51 United States Business
65 Phebe Novakovic 56 United States Business
66 Mary Callahan Erdoes 47 United States Business
67 Lady Gaga 28 United States Celebrity
68 Diane von Furstenberg 67 United States Fashion and Retail
69 Adena Friedman 45 United States Finance
70 Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 76 Liberia Politics
71 Padmasree Warrior 54 United States Technology
72 Elvira Nabiullina 51 Russia Politics
73 Mary Jo White 66 United States Politics
74 Chua Sock Koong 57 Singapore Technology
75 Miuccia Prada 65 Italy Business
76 Carol Meyrowitz 60 United States Business
77 Mary Meeker 55 United States Technology
78 Helene Gayle 59 United States Philanthropy/NGO
79 Tory Burch 48 United States Fashion and Retail
80 Patricia Harris 58 United States Philanthropy/NGO
81 Sun Yafang 58 China Technology
82 Solina Chau 52 Hong Kong Philanthropy/NGO
83 Yao Chen 35 China Celebrity
84 Judy Faulkner 71 United States Health care
85 Patricia Woertz 61 United States Business
86 Lubna S. Olayan 59 Saudi Arabia Business
87 Hu Shuli 61 China Media
88 Risa Lavizzo-Mourey 60 United States Philanthropy/NGO
89 Gisele Bundchen 34 Brazil Celebrity
90 Gwynne Shotwell 51 United States Construction & Engineering
91 Sheikha Mayassa Al Thani 31 Qatar Philanthropy/NGO
92 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw 61 India Medicine
93 Sara Blakely 43 United States Fashion and Retail
94 Fatima Al Jaber 44 United Arab Emirates Business
95 Jennifer Li 47 China Media
96 Folorunsho Alakija 63 Nigeria Oil
97 Weili Dai 53 United States Technology
98 Beth Brooke-Marciniak 55 United States Business
99 Lila Tretikov 36 United States Technology
100 Greta Van Susteren 60 United States Media

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