Feminism is sometimes referred to as the "F" word because…
- Women from the United States take seven of the 10 spots. Overall, the US is home to more than half of the 100 women on Forbes’ list.
- China has a record nine women featuring in this year’s top 100. Lucy Peng, CEO of Alibaba, is the highest-ranked Chinese woman at 35th, followed closely by Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, in 38th place.
- The Asia-Pacific region accounts for a quarter of the top 100 women, the highest number since the survey began.
Moira Forbes, president and publisher of Forbes Women, said:
“These are positive trends as women are ascending more into positions of traditional business corporate power but also political power.”
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