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America’s First Lady Obama #1 in Forbes most powerful women

 

US First Lady Michelle Obama leads in Forbes’ most powerful women, beating heads of State, CEOs and entertainment stars!

 
According to Forbes, they assessed these women based on creative influence and entrepreneurship. "These power women have built distinctive companies and brands and championed weighty causes, sometimes through unconventional means, in other cases they have broken through gender barriers." magazine said.
 
Ms. Obama has been an advocate of school nutrition standards and military families’ affairs.  She’s been effective in addressing childhood obesity campaign.
 
Chief executives, like Irene Rosenfeld of Kraft, Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo, and Gail Kelly of Westpac in Australia are second, sixth and seventh in the list, respectively.
 
Fourth is Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel consistently belongs in the top of the list for 3 consecutive years now.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comes next to Ms Merkel.
 
Listed third is Oprah Winfrey who consistently tops the entertainment group, with Lady Gaga (seventh), Beyonce Knowles (ninth), and Ellen Degeneres (tenth)