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German chancellor Merkel tops Forbes’ list of 100 powerful women

ISLAMABAD: German chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of 100 powerful women for the fifth consecutive time, ARY News reports.

According to details, Angela Merkel has again been placed at the top of 100 powerful women list for adopting policies considered highly suitable for her country.

Angela Merkel

Former US Foreign Secretary Hillary Clinton is second and Melinda Gates, wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, has been placed at third position.

Hillary Clinton

Melinda Gates

Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System Janet Yellen grabs the fourth spot while Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Motors Mary Barra came fifth.

Janet Yellen

Mary Barra

Michelle Obama, wife of US President Barack Obama, was at tenth place while philanthropist and media proprietor Oprah Winfrey was at 12th place.

Michelle Obama

Oprah Winfrey

Overall, eight female heads of states are included in the Forbes list.

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