Powerful Women Around The World Today

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“Women are the real architects of society”     – Harriet Beecher Stowe

Today on 8th of March all across the world in different regions of the countries celebrated International Women’s Day. The women’s day is celebrated because we focus the achievements and contributions of the women in our society. Generally, women’s day is celebrated to provide respect to whole women fraternity, appreciate them and to express love for them.
The women are the major part of the society, international women’s day is celebrate to remember and appreciate women’s all over achievements.

Check out some powerful Women around the World Today.

1. Oprah Winfrey

 

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Rising from poverty to become the first African-American woman billionaire, Oprah Winfrey embodies the American dream. Through television, movies, books, and radio she speaks to all women around the world over. CNN and Time have called her “arguably the most influential woman in the world.

 

2. Sonia Gandhi

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Sonia Gandhi is the President of the Indian National Congress and leader of the United Progressive Alliance — the ruling party in the lower house of India’s Parliament. Her position in government is one of the highest offices in the world’s second most populous nation.

 

3. Indra Nooyi

 

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As the CEO of PepsiCo, the world’s 4th largest food and beverage company, Indra Nooyi has won back-to-back listings as a “World’s Most Powerful Woman”.

 

4. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

 

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Argentina’s first elected female President, Fernandez de Kirchner presides over the government of the second-largest country in South America, and one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.

 

5. Yoani Sanchez

 

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Not allowed to work openly as a journalist, Yoani Sanchez has persisted in covertly publishing unbridled observations and reports about her native Cuba via the Internet. She uses her blog, Generación Y, to communicate with the world in a way that she ordinarily would never have been able to.

 

6. Aung San Suu Kyi

 

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Having fought courageously for human rights and democracy, Suu Kyi is the world’s only Nobel Peace Prize recipient currently imprisoned. She is the leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, and has been imprisoned by the country’s military dictatorship off-and-on since July of 1989.

 

7. Mia Farrow

 

In this photo released by www.stopgenocidenow.org, actress activist Mia Farrow talks to Sudanese refugee children at a refugee camp in eastern Chad Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008. As the Summer Games open in Beijing, actress activist Mia Farrow is Web-casting her own "Darfur Olympics" from a refugee camp on the barren Sudan-Chad border, aiming to shame China into using its influence with Khartoum to end the Darfur conflict. (AP Photo/WWW.STOPGENOCIDENOW.ORG. HO) ** EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES **

An actress and activist, Mia Farrow serves as a United Nations Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador, advocating for children’s rights in impoverished and war-torn areas of the world.

 

8. JK Rowling

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A British author known for the Harry Potter series, which have sold more than 400 million copies worldwide and won numerous awards, JK Rowling has become one of the world’s most successful and influential novelists.

 

9. Nancy Brinker

 

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The sister of a breast cancer victim, Nancy Brinker founded and organized “Race for the Cure” and the Susan G. Komen Foundation (named for her sister), and rallied more than 1,000,000 supporters from around the world. Breast cancer mortality rates have decreased significantly as a result of her work.

 

10. Angelina Jolie

 

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A star of stage and screen, Angelina Jolie is perhaps most influential in her role as a UN High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador, advocating on behalf of refugees around the world. Angelina is an example of using the influence one has gained through Hollywood to draw attention to the needs of those in less-fortunate circumstances.

 

 

 

 

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