Last week, Forbes published its annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World 2008. At the top of the list is Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, but the second person on the list is a businesswomen, Sheila Blair – Chairman of FDIC. In fact, 8 of the women in the top 10 are businesswomen.
- Angela Merkel – chancellor of Germany
- Sheila C. Blair – Chairman of FDIC
- Indra K. Nooyi – CEO of PepsiCo
- Angela Braly – President and CEO of Wellpoint
- Cynthia Carroll – CEO of Anglo American out of the U.K.
- Irene B. Rosenfeld – Chairman and Chief Executive of Kraft Foods
- Condoleeza Rice – U.S. Secretary of Defense
- Ho Ching – Chief Executive of Temasek Holdings out of Singapore (and wife of the Singapore Prime Minister)
- Anne Lauvergeon – Chief Executive of Areva in France
- Anne Mulcahy – Chairman and CEO of Xerox
You can follow the link to see the complete list of the 100 Most Powerful Women according to Forbes. It’s a great list of successful women, but how do these women rank in a list that includes men and women? That’s the list women need to conquer!