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10 Most Powerful Women In The World 2016
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Published: Aug 9, 2016

Forbes’ list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2016 celebrates the smartest and toughest female business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, philanthropists and CEOs making their mark in the world today. Here are the 10 most powerful women in the world:

1. Angela Merkel

Title: Chancellor, Germany

Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach
Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach

2. Hillary Clinton

Title: Presidential candidate, United States

Source: texasmonthly.com
Source: texasmonthly.com

3. Janet Yellen

Title: Chair, Federal Reserve, Washington, United States

FILE PHOTO
FILE PHOTO

4. Melinda Gates

Title: Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Source: MAKERS
Source: MAKERS

5. Mary Barra

Title: CEO, General Motors

Source: fortune.com
Source: fortune.com

6. Christine Lagarde

Title: Managing director, International Monetary Fund

Source: english.alarabiya.net
Source: english.alarabiya.net

7. Sheryl Sandberg

Title: COO, Facebook

Source: Telegraph
Source: Telegraph

8. Susan Wojcicki

Title: CEO, YouTube, Google

Source: fastcompany.com
Source: fastcompany.com

9. Meg Whitman

Title: CEO, Hewlett-Packard

Source: fortune.com
Source: fortune.com

10. Ana Patricia Botín

Title: Chair, Santander Group, Banco Santander

Source: cronicaglobal.com
Source: cronicaglobal.com