Angela Merkel is the most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes – La Prensa de Honduras


Berlin, Germany.

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, he leads the list again Forbes more women powerful in the world, a ranking in which the president of the Banco de Santander, the Spanish Ana Patricia Botín, is ranked number eight, advancing one place compared to the 2017 list.

Magazine Forbes today has published the 15th annual list of the most powerful women of the world, focusing on business, technology, show, philanthropic and also politic.

In the list of the hundred the most powerful women of the world of 2018, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, holds first place for the eighth consecutive year, although he has come to occupy 13 times, according to a note from Forbes.

Merkel is followed by the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, which for the second consecutive year has maintained this position number 2 in the list, at a time when its leadership is doubted by the Brexit.

After May there is the Director General of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde (3), the General Manager of General Motors, Mary Barra (4), and the Director General of Fidelity Investments, Abigail Johnson (5).

In the United States, Hillary Clinton, which fell to 65th place in 2017, no longer appears in the list in 2018, for the first time since its creation in 2004.

In addition, the director of operations of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, He also leaves the top 10 places in the 2018 ranking and is eleventh in the ranking, while his daughter and adviser to the US president, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, is in 21st place.

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Among the ten most powerful women in the world, the presence of the Spaniards Ana Patricia Botín, who as president of Banco Santander reaches the number 8 place. to Melinda Gates (6), co-president of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, e Susan Wojcicki (7), YouTube CEO in the United States.

Botin is the only one latin woman in the list of Forbes together with the former president of Chile and now the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, which is in 85th place among the hundred most powerful women on the Forbes list.

The 2018 ranking members represent women of various categories: business, technology, finance, media and entertainment, politics and philanthropy. To determine the grade within each category, as well as the general rank in the 100 list, Forbes applied four concepts: money, means, impact and spheres of influence. EFE



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