The following is the Forbe’slist of the top 10 the most powerful women in the world for the year 2013:
10 th Place:M/s Indra Nooyi, and Indian Lady the Chief Executive Officer of’ Pepsi’
9th Place: M/s Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving Chairman of the India’s ruling ‘United Progressive Front’/UPA, India
8th Place: M/s Janet Napolitano, The Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, United States of America/USA.
7th Place: M/s Christene Lagarde, a French Lady, the first woman Managing Director /MD of the International Monetary Fund/IMF.
6th Place: M/s Sherlyl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer/COO of the Social Networking Service- Facebook, USA.
5th Place: M/s Hillary Clinton, the Secretary of State, United States of America/USA.
4th Place: M/s Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States of America/USA.
3rd Place: M/s Melinda Gates, w/o Bill Gates and the co-chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA.
2nd Place: M/s Dilma Rouseff, the President of Brazil.
1st Place: M/s Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor for a third term.
She has been in the 1st Place of Forbes’ List of Top 10 the most powerful women for the 7th time in the past 10 years.