7. Christine Lagarde (1956- Present)
Christine Lagarde became the first lady managing director at International Monetary Fund in 2011. Lagarde is French by birth, already having served as finance minister of France and there are also rumors about her possible candidacy for French Presidential election. Lagarde, who also has controversial personality, is now expected to recover the debt crisis of Euro Zone. She has quite an advocate experience working in the US and at Baker & McKenzie for long time. She got herself pulled into dispute with offensive comments after posting about Greek people on Facebook. Lagarde is facing confrontation with another powerful women; Angela Merkel, in the issues of debt crisis of Euro Zone.
6. Sheryl Sandberg (1969- Present)
Sandberg is the chief operating officer at Facebook, has inspiring personality, and believes in fortitude. She recently published a book ‘Lean In’, which is full of her guide to success. Sandberg joined Facebook before four years from another popular search engine website; Google, and is the first women in the Facebook Company Board of Directors. She came to the success after her great effort in balancing $100 b IPO. Sandberg now own great value of property worth $400 m and she also have influence in politics as well which is obvious from her service as chief of staff for US Secretary of Treasury. According to Time Magazine, she was enlisted in the 100 most influencing people in world in 2012.
5. Oprah Winfrey (1954- Present)
Oprah Winfrey is one of the world’s most famous philanthropists, who also has active role in media communication. Winfrey is famous for her internationally syndicated and award-winning talk show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, and also is the richest African-American billionaire. Recently, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the Us President Barrack Obama in 2013. Winfrey, who has quite an emotional life story, went through several hardships where she started from a talk show host and finally became one of the powerful women in the world with own production company, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Today, Winfrey is famous for her great self-help ideas and inspiring stories.
4. Hillary Clinton (1947- Present)
Hillary Clinton is well known as former First Lady of the United States and one of the most influential women of the world. Current predictions show that she would be the first lady president of the US, if she runs for the 2016 Presidential election. Clinton has strong diplomatic personality and has already become a famous public figure with large number of fans worldwide. After graduating from Yale Law School in 1973, she became the First Lady of Arkansas twice and tried to reorganize educational system of Arkansas during the period. Clinton has been a dynamic social activist and was also drawn into debate with Clinton Health Care Plan and Whitewater Controversy. Clinton was the first female senator who also opposed the Bush Administration during the war with Iraq. She lost the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primaries with Barrack Obama, but Obama appointed her as the Secretary of State and she creatively worked for upgrading military power and American economy.