The world is starting to realize the importance of woman power, as more and more females are dominating in various walks of life. These women are far ahead of men in their respective fields and also command great respect from them.
Here is a list of top 10 most powerful women in the world:
10. Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi, the 57 year old Indian woman, has made a mark in the business world by heading one of the largest food and drinks companies in the world, Pepsico. Nooyi joined Pepsico at the age of 29 after her postgraduate degree from Yale University and reached phenomenal heights in a short period of time, becoming the chief financial officer of the company by 2001.
9. Park Geun-hye
Park Guen-hye carried on the legacy of her father Park Chung-hee to become the first woman president of South Korea. She never got married as she intended to dedicate her life to serve her country, particularly for improving its ties with North Korea. She was an MP for five times before becoming the president.
8. Virginia Rometty
Next among the top 10 most powerful women in the world is Virginia Rometty, the first women CEO of IBM. She began her career with General Motors after graduating in computer science and engineering. The 56 year old strategist is widely acclaimed for her management skills, which help her bring out the best in her workforce.
7. Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook is one of the most influential women in the world. She worked for Google and later joined Facebook, becoming the first women to be on board of the company. The 44 year old Harvard graduate has also written a bestselling book called “Lean In”, which deals in business advice for women entrepreneurs.
6. Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama, the first lady of USA comes next among the most powerful women in the world. A lawyer and writer, she is a woman of substance, who is much more than just being the first lady. She holds a law degree for Harvard University and is engaged in social causes such as advocating healthy lifestyle and working for poverty awareness.