Forbes magazine has made a list of the most influential women in 2018.
For the eighth consecutive year first place in the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reports “Mirror of week”.
“Despite the fact that she resigned from the post of Chairman of the Christian democratic Union (CDU) and stated that he would not run for election in 2021, she leads Europe’s largest economy, making it the de facto female leader of the free world” – the newspaper notes.
Second place in the ranking is the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may that “two years negotiating a historic decision on the withdrawal of Britain from the EU”.
On third place in the list is the head of the International monetary Fund Christine Lagarde. The top five also included the CEO of General Motors Mary Barra and the head of investment company Fidelity Investments Abigail Johnson.
23 and 24 place in the list went to the Queen Elizabeth II and daughter of the President of the United States, which is now his adviser, Ivanka trump. 91 place was taken first in the history of Serbia, the Prime Minister, the representative of the LGBT+ Ana Brnabic.
It is noted that the former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who last year was ranked 65th in the rankings, this year it has not got. From the list also excluded the leader of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, which was previously deprived of the highest award of Amnesty International for the genocide of the Muslim Rohingya.
According to the publication, women occupy about 20% of government positions worldwide.