How Forbes Ranks Vice President Of The US Kamala Harris?
Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women includes women from 30 countries. It has 10 heads of states, 38 heads of businesses and 5 entertainers. These women of substance belong to different countries and pursue different professions but there is one thing is common in them that is they raised platforms for addressing the unique challenges posed by 2020.
It is an exhaustive list of 100 powerful women of the world where the US Vice President stands at 3rd rank. Here we’re introducing top 10 powerful women from the list of 100. These women have contributed to the growth of their countries in a unique way.
1 Angela Merkel, Germany (Chancellor Germany)
In 2005, Markel became the first female Chancellor of Germany and presently serving her fourth term in the office. Also, she’s recognized as a de facto leader of Europe for making Germany the largest economy of the region after a financial crisis.
2 Christine Lagarde, France (President, European Central Bank)
Lagarde became the first woman president of the European Central Bank on 1 November 2019. She’s been tasked to prevent the pandemic from further hitting the Euro zone.
3 Kamala Harris, United States (Vice President, United States)
First woman in American history to become Vice President, Kama Harris is also the first Indian-American woman to become a senator. She was elected to the Senate in 2016. Also, she became the first African-American and the first woman attorney general of California in 2010.
4 Ursula von der Leyen, Germany (President, European Commission, European Union)
First woman to become the president of the union that makes legislation for more than 700 million Europeans.
5 Melinda Gates, United States (Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
As co-chair, Melinda Gates manages a $40 billion trust endowment of the largest private charitable foundation of the world.
6 Mary Barra, United States (CEO, General Motors)
First woman to lead one of the big three automakers in the US, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors in 2014. She started a ride-share service called Maven and invested billions on electric vehicles and self-driving cars.
7 Nancy Pelosi, United States (Speaker, House of Representatives, United States)
52nd Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is the highest-ranking elected woman of the US. Currently she’s serving her third term as speaker.
8 Ana Patricia Botín, Spain (Executive Chairman, Santander)
Botin was given the reigns of the company after the demise of her father in 2014. She focused on entrepreneurs to support small enterprises and women-owned businesses.
9 Abigail Johnson, United States (CEO, Fidelity Investments)
Johnson took over the reigns of the company from her father in 2014 and went on to become its chairman in 2016. In 2018, she launched a platform to allow institutional investors to trade in bitcoin and ether.
10 Gail Boudreaux, United States (President and CEO, Anthem)
Boudreaux was the head of UnitedHealthcare before becoming CEO of Anthem in 2017. And she quickly earned plaudits for taking the company stocks up by 20% within two years of her joining.