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Fobes List of 100 powerful women in the world

New Delhi, 25 August 2011: Forbes magazine has published the list of 100 powerful women in the world http://www.forbes.com/wealth/power-women. Congress president Sonia Gandhi is ranked as the seventh powerful woman in the world. Indian-American Indra Nooyi, the head of soft drink giant PepsiCo, has been ranked fourth.

The list is topped by German chancellor Angela Mayor, followed by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Other powerful women in the list include Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO), Melinda Gates (Cofounder, Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Michelle Obama (First lady of the US) etc. The list features politicians, CEOs, bankers, cultural icons, billionaires and entrepreneurs.

The top 10 list is as follows

1 Angela Merkel
Germany Politics

Hillary Clinton
Secretary of State
United States Politics

Dilma Rousseff
Brazil Politics

Indra Nooyi
Chief Executive, PepsiCo
United States Business

Sheryl Sandberg
COO, Facebook
United States Business

Melinda Gates
Cofounder, Cochair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States Non-Profit

Sonia Gandhi
President, Indian National Congress Party
India Politics

Michelle Obama
First Lady
United States Politics

Christine Lagarde
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
France Non-Profit

Irene Rosenfeld
CEO, Kraft Foods
United States Business

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