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Most Powerful Women

Gloria ArroyoForbes Magazine recently released the list of the world’s most powerful women for the year 2008. I was surprised that our Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo made it in the top 5 spot in the Asia’s most powerful women list and at number 41 in the World’s tally according to Forbes Magazine. Congratulations to our President, you are indeed as strong as you want to be.

World’s Most Powerful Women:
1. Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
2. Sheila Bair, Chairman of Federal Deposit insurance Corporation, USA
3. Indra Nooyi, Chief Executive of Pepsi Company, USA
4. Angela Braly, Chief Executive of WellPoint, USA
5. Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive of Anglo American, Great Britian
6. Irene Rosenfield, Chief Executive of Kraft Foods, USA
7. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, USA
8. Ho Ching, Chief Executive of Temasek Holdings, Singapore
9. Anne Lauvergeon, Chief Executive, Areva, France
10. Anne Mulcahy, Chief Executive of Xerox, USA

Asia’s Most Powerful Women:
1. Ho Ching, Chief Executive of Temasek Holdings, Singapore
2. Sonia Gandhi, President of National Congress Party, India
3. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
4. Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Laureate, Myanmar
5. Gloria Arroyo, President, Philippines
6. Zhang Xin, Co-chief Executive of Soho, China
7. Yang Mian Mian, Chairman of Haier, China
8. Lee Myung Hee, Chairman of Shinsegae, South Korea
9. Eva Cheng, Chief Executive of Amway, Greater China and South East Asia
10. Jing Ulrich, Chairman of China Equities of JP Morgan Chase, China

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  1. sunita  

    September 27, 2008 at 3:37 PM

    If you don't feel as confident as you should, you can reclaim the power you were born with and show the world who you really are.Rid yourself of the stereotypes.

    There are many historical accounts of women warriors, and women often fought to defend their homes, their people and their country.
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