Saturday, 20 October 2012

Okonjo-Iweala On Forbes List Of Most Powerful Women Of 2012


Nigerian minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been listed with 10 other black women in Forbes 2012 list of the most powerful women in the world. She was ranked number 81 on the list.
Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel was listed first on the list, followed by US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama is the highest ranked black woman, coming in at number 7.
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey comes in at number 11 and Stefani “Lady GaGa” Germanotta is the highest ranked artiste at 14.


American business magazine Forbes has listed Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in their recent ‘Most Powerful Women in 2012‘ list.

Only three Africans make the list: Malawian President Joyce Banda who comes in at 61st place, Okonjo-Iweala at 81, and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who follows closely at 82.

Iweala, 58, is serving a second time in the ministry of finance. From 2003 to 2006 she served Nigeria under the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Other popular celebrities-figures that made the list include – US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, US First Lady Michelle Obama, Pop star Lady Gaga, R&B diva Beyonce, Shakira to mention a few.

the full list 

1. Angela Merkel
2. Hillary Clinton
3. Dilma Rousseff
4. Melinda Gates
5. Jill Abramson
6. Sonia Gandhi
7. Michelle Obama
8. Christine Lagarde
9. Janet Napolitano
10. Sheryl Sandberg
11. Oprah Winfrey
12. Indra Nooyi
13. Irene Rosenfeld
14. Lady Gaga
15. Virginia Rometty
16. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
17. Ursula Burns
18. Meg Whitman
19. Aung San Suu Kyi
20. Maria das Gra├žas Silva Foster
21. Marissa Mayer
22. Anne Sweeney
23. Diane Sawyer
24. Angela Braly
25. Susan Wojcicki
26. Queen Elizabeth II
27. Julia Gillard
28. Nancy Pelosi
29. Arianna Huffington
30. Yingluck Shinawatra
31. Kathleen Sebelius
32. Beyonce Knowles
33. Diane Von Furstenberg
34. Helen Clark
35. Georgina Rinehart
36. Amy Pascal
37. Margaret Chan
38. Jennifer Lopez
39. Sheri McCoy
40. Shakira
41. Mary Barra
42. Zhang Xin & family
43. Alice Walton
44. Laura Lang
45. Angela Ahrendts
46. Sue Naegle
47. Ellen DeGeneres
48. Safra Catz
49. Laurene Powell Jobs & family
50. Rosalind Brewer
51. Anna Wintour
52. Helene Gayle
53. Christiane Amanpour
54. Rosalia Mera
55. Cynthia Carroll
56. Cher Wang
57. Abigail Johnson
58. Padmasree Warrior
59. Chanda Kochhar
60. Gail Kelly
61. Margaret Hamburg
62. Ellen Kullman
63. Drew Gilpin Faust
64. Shari Arison
65. Mary Schapiro
66. Angelina Jolie
67. Miuccia Prada
68. Carol Meyrowitz
69. Ertharin Cousin
70. Sue Gardner
71. Joyce Banda
72. Sri Mulyani Indrawati
73. Bonnie Hammer
74. Chua Sock Koong
75. Sofia Vergara
76. Ho Ching
77. Tina Brown
78. J.K. Rowling
79. Chan Laiwa & family
80. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
81. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
82. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
83. Gisele Bundchen
84. Mary Meeker
85. Shaikha Al-Bahar
86. Marjorie Scardino
87. Solina Chau
88. Jan Fields
89. Weili Dai
90. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
91. Sun Yafang
92. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
93. Guler Sabanci
94. Greta Van Susteren
95. Mary Callahan Erdoes
96. Mindy Grossman
97. Patricia Woertz
98. Judith Rodin
99. Beth Brooke
100. Sheikha Mayassa Al Thani

3 comments:

  1. Hmmn..... soon, my name is gonna be on this list.

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  2. Hmmn..... soon, my name is gonna be on this list.

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  3. Oprah winfrey and lady gaga dropping point but for this naija woman, abeg na her name

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