8 Most Powerful Women in Business Worldwide


Meet the most powerful women in business today. They’re changing the way we do business forever.

1. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Facebook. She was named one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Powerful Women” in 2013 and 2014. In addition to her work at Facebook, she has written two books, Lean In Women, Work, and the Will to Lead and Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy.

2. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors

Mary Barra

Mary Barra was born in Detroit, Michigan, on May 30, 1956. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1978 with a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1980, she earned an MBA at Harvard Business School. After graduating, she worked at Ford Motor Company until 1986 when she left to start her own consulting firm. In 1989, she returned to Ford as vice president of product development. Later, In 1992, she became executive director of the North American operations of Ford Europe. On the other hand, In 1997, she became president of Ford North America. In 2001, she became president of the Americas region of Ford Motor Company. In 2004, she became CEO of Ford Motor Company.

3. Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Meg Whitman

Whitman has been named one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Powerful Women” three times. She also received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2005.

4. Ginni Rometty, Chairman & CEO of IBM

inni Rometty

In addition to being the first woman to head an American company with $100 billion in annual revenue, she was the youngest person ever elected to the board of directors at age 35.

5. Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo

Indra Nooyi,

Indra Nooyi is the current CEO of PepsiCo. She joined the company in 1994 as president of its international division. She became CEO in 2006. Under her leadership, PepsiCo has grown into a $100 billion global corporation with more than 200 brands.

6. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey has been called “the most influential woman in America” by Time Magazine. She is also known as one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of $2 billion. In addition to her success in business, she has made significant contributions to society through philanthropy.

7. Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama is an American politician, lawyer, author, activist, and First Lady of the United States. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Her mother worked as a domestic worker and later became a legal secretary; her father was a community organizer. After graduating from Princeton University, she attended Harvard Law School, where she met Barack Obama, whom she married in 1992. They had two daughters together before divorcing in 2008.

8. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

In 2016, she ran for president of the United States as the Democratic Party nominee, losing to Donald Trump. Similarly, during her 2016 campaign for president, Hillary and her team laid out a comprehensive progressive vision for America’s future. Below is a list of 10 major points that come as a priority of her vision for America.

  1. A fair tax system
  2. Addiction and substance use
  3. An economy that works for everyone
  4. An end to Alzheimer’s disease
  5. Autism
  6. Campaign finance reform
  7. Campus sexual assault
  8. Climate change
  9. Combating terrorism and keeping the homeland safe
  10. Criminal justice reform

The above list is not exhaustive, as the world is growing, there will be more added to the list. The credit for the above images goes to Instagram.

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