IBM President and CEO, Virginia Rometty, ranks #15 on Forbes list of 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, 2012. For nine years,Forbes has ranked the 100 most powerful women in the world. These include heads of state, CEOs, female entrepreneurs, celebrity role models, philanthropists, and news-makers around the globe. The 2012 list features eight heads of state, 25 CEOs who control $984 billion in revenues, and 10 celebrities who are also noted philanthropists. You might recognize some of the names on this list, such as Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Queen Elizabeth II, Jennifer Lopez, Ellen Degeneres, to name a few. Some you may not recognize but are just as important to this list such as Margaret Chan (Director-General World Health Organization), Sonia Ghandi (President Indian National Congress, India), Dilma Rousseff (Brazil President). It’s Forbes annual snapshot of the women who are impacting the world the most.
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- (Forbes, 2012) – The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2012
You may want to also read the earlier post about Ginni sharing her leadership philosophy at the Most Powerful Women Summit here if you missed it.
–Posted by Julie Yamamoto, Program Manager, The Greater IBM Connection
The January 2013 theme for The Greater IBM Connection is ”leadership”, and The Greater IBM Connection will be sharing various tips, tools, and resources on this topic.