Original title: Forbes list of the most influential women in the world
On December 12, local time, Forbes magazine published a list of the 100 most influential women in the world in 2019. German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the list for the ninth consecutive year, her 14th time on the list.
According to reports, "Forbes" magazine pointed out that Merkel was elected the world's most influential woman in 2019 as German Chancellor for the ninth consecutive year, continuously fighting against the anti immigrant sentiment in Europe. It was followed by Lagarde, former head of the International Monetary Fund and current president of the European Central Bank, and Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives.
Also in the top five were new European Commission President Frederick von der lain and GM chief executive Mary Barra.
It is worth noting that former British Prime Minister Theresa & middot; May was not included in the 2019 list, with Queen Elizabeth down 15 places to 38th. Ivanka, the daughter of President trump, fell 18 places to 42nd.
According to the report, the 100 women on the 2019 list are builders, disruptors and innovators in all walks of life. Moira & middot, executive vice president and President of Forbes, said: 'the 2019 list reminds us that women have made great progress and have great opportunities to define the next decade. '