+ ++ Forbes includes several Latinas in their annual "World's Most 100 Powerful Women" | Latina Lista
Life Issues

Forbes includes several Latinas in their annual “World’s Most 100 Powerful Women”

Forbes includes several Latinas in their annual “World’s Most 100 Powerful Women”

LatinaLista — Everyone likes lists. The curiosity to see who is #1 or falls in the Top Ten is the subject of many water cooler/online chat conversations.

Forbes magazine has just released the World's Most 100 Powerful Women. The irony shouldn't be lost that among the 21 women who dropped off the list this year — Michelle Bachmann, for one — there are sixteen new members, several Latinas who are making their debut on the list this year.

Latinas on this year's list are:

Dilma Rosseff (No. 3) – President, Brazil
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (No. 16) – President, Argentina
Maria das Gracas Silva Foster (No. 20) – CEO, Petrobras, Brazil
Jennifer Lopez (No. 38), Entertainer, Entrepreneur, U.S./Puerto Rico
Shakira Mebarak (No. 40) – Entertainer, Philanthropist, Columbia
Rosalia Mera (No. 54) – Billionaire Philanthropist, Spain
Sofia Vergara (No. 75) – Actress, Entrenpreneur Colombia
Giselle Bündchen (No. 83) – Supermodel, Ambassador, UN Environmental Program, Brazil

In a sign recognizing that women have penetrated every field, the list also recognizes, for the first time, women in the tech industry.

A quick browse of the list shows women of all ethnicities, corners of the world, industries and professions. It also underscores that for the next generation it is possible to break the glass ceiling — and more will do so in the future, including Latinas.

Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Life Issues

More in Life Issues

Hispanic_senior_couple

New report highlights why Hispanics 50+ are a force still to be reckoned with

Latina ListaOctober 13, 2015
2_268_5aee4c29-bcde-47e0-9f7d-355a61bced0e

Five things Latinos are doing right

Latina ListaOctober 7, 2015
2_263_35eefc06-a20b-4747-9d77-95b745efbaf1

Study discovers how big an impact Latino siblings have on one another

Latina ListaOctober 6, 2015
2_166_12dabf8c-c7ab-4464-a2b1-c67f4baa8ef2

Latinas lead the way in creating businesses

Latina ListaSeptember 8, 2015
Students-and-faculty-love-to-get-to-know-new-students-Feel-free-to-ask-them-questions-about-campus-life

Even with college acceptance in hand, too many low-income Latinos never make it to campus

Latina ListaAugust 17, 2015
A guard tower is shown at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, California October 1, 2013. The prison contains areas known as Security Housing Units (SHU) that house some of the most dangerous criminals in the state. Picture taken October 1, 2013.    REUTERS/Robert Galbraith  (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY) - RTR3FKA6

Call to reform juvenile and criminal justice system rings louder

Latina ListaJuly 14, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-07-09 at 4.39.01 PM

New report reveals more girls of color in juvenile justice system victims of sexual abuse

Latina ListaJuly 9, 2015
unbound-zion-canyons_26952_600x450

National Parks offer 12 fun ways to beat summer heat & remind visitors to not forget those selfies

Latina ListaJuly 2, 2015
04+Flooding_Country_View

Real suffering happening because of climate change. Finally, more people speaking up, but más needed

Latina ListaJune 17, 2015