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Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women of The World; including Sitharaman as 41st Most Powerful Women.

By Devanshi Thakkar

Forbes is a prominent business magazine in America.The Forbes 2020 list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, for the tenth year in a row, with European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde coming in second for the second year in a row. US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris made the list for the first time—debuting in the No. 3 spot.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ranked 41st in the list.
In May 2019, Sitharaman was appointed as India’s finance minister, and is also the Minister for Corporate Affairs. She is India’s first full-time female finance minister.

The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman addressing a press conference, in New Delhi on October 14, 2016.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen came in fourth place, while philanthropist Melinda Gates claimed the fifth spot in the 2020 list.

In May 2019, Sitharaman was appointed as India’s finance minister, and is also the Minister for Corporate Affairs. She is India’s first full-time female finance minister.

Roshni Nadar Malhotra was ranked 54th on the list in 2019 and she still stays in the 55th spot on the Forbes 2020 list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’. 
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is an Indian businesswoman, the chairperson of HCL Technologies and the first woman to lead a listed IT company in India. She is the only child of HCL’s founder, Shiv Nadar.

Mazumdar-Shaw, age 68, who is ranked 68 on the list, is India’s richest self-made woman.Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. She is the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company based in Bangalore, India and the former chairperson of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

People are surely going gaga at looking at the 3 names in the list which are Nirmala sitharaman Finance minister at No.41, Roshni Nadar Malhotra 55th spot and Mazumdar-Shaw who is ranked 68 on the list.

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