Forbes Most Powerful Woman 2013
The Forbes list of powerful women for 2013 is out, so who made the list this year?
The ladies who grace this year’s list aren’t a big surprise. Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates all made this list, but for the eighth time German Chancellor Angela Merkel is once again ranked as number one. Merkel is the head of the 27-member European Union, and pretty much has everything to do with the Euro being successful. She has served has German Chancellor since 2005. She is seeking a third term this fall.
10. Indra Nooyi, CEO, PepsiCo, U.S.
9.Sonia Gandhi, President, Indian National Congress Party, India
8. Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security, U.S.
7. Christine Lagarde, Managing director, I.M.F., France
6. Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook, U.S.
5. Hillary Clinton, Former Secretary of State, U.S.
4. Michelle Obama, First Lady, U.S.
3. Melinda Gates, Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S.
2. Dilma Rousseff, President, Brazil
1. Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany