Forbes names 2 Indonesians in its World’s 100 Powerful Women list

Sri Mulyani
(Source : ig @smindrawati)

Jakarta, IO – They are Finance Minister Sri Mulyani, ranked 47th, and state-owned oil-and-gas company Pertamina director Nicke Widyawati in the 49th place, reported Inews, Friday (9/12).

Topping the list is European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, recognized for her leadership during the Ukraine war, as well as her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva is in the 12th position and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen is in the 33th.

Forbes uses four metrics in its assessment – money, media, impact and spheres of influence. The list represents women in business, technology, finance, media and entertainment, politics and policy, and philanthropy.

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Forbes executive vice president Moira Forbes said in a year full of uncertainty and instability, the power of women plays a very important role in economy and politics to change the industry and solve society’s problems.

“Today’s great women are at the highest levels in every industry and their roles are highly influential,” says Moira. (un)