European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has been named the world’s strongest girl for the second yr in a row.
The German politician, who has held the submit since 2019, completed forward of European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, US Vice President Kamala Harris, and Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, who got here fourth.
Von der Leyen, 65, is the primary girl to serve within the position, Forbes mentioned, “which is responsible for legislation affecting more than 450 million Europeans”.
In fifth place was Taylor Swift, who’s reported to have earned $850m (£673m) from her record-breaking Eras world tour, in response to the US Travel Association.
The singer, 33, grew to become a billionaire within the course of and crammed the coffers of US states to the tune of $5bn (£4bn).
Swift, who rose from 79th final yr, completed a good distance forward of the following singer on the listing, Beyonce, in thirty sixth place, whereas Rihanna was 76th.
Former discuss present host turned media proprietor Oprah Winfrey got here thirty first.
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Philanthropist Melinda Gates is tenth, whereas the highest-placed British entrant is GlaxoSmithKlein chief govt Emma Walmsley, who’s fifteenth.
Ms Walmsley grew to become the primary girl to run a serious pharmaceutical firm when she was appointed in 2017.
The subsequent highest is Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc, in fortieth.
The make-up of the listing displays what Forbes calls the “complex picture of women’s influence in a volatile world.”
Earlier this yr, the US writer mentioned, “political leaders Sanna Marin, Jacinda Ardern and Nicola Sturgeon either lost or relinquished their jobs overseeing Finland, New Zealand and Scotland.
“Susan Wojcicki stepped down as YouTube CEO after 9 years on the helm.
“So did Martina Merz, the chief executive of German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp.
“Every one among them was changed by a person,” Forbes mentioned.