The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, appears second and Cristina Fernandez deKirchner is 13 th, one place higher than Beyonce. The list was published on the occasion of the celebration of Mother’s Day in various parts of the world
Secretary of State of the United States, Hillary Clinton tops the list of twenty mothers of the world’s most powerful published this week by Forbes magazine to celebrate in different parts of the world of Mother’s Day, a ranking in the listed the presidents of Brazil and Argentina.
The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is ranked 13 of the most powerful and mothers is one of the two Latin American appear in the ranking. The President is ahead of the star Beyonce Knowles (14) and the Nobel Peace Prize AungSan Suu Kyi (20).
“With one of the greatest jobs in the world, Clinton is still a mother first,” said the magazine about the former senator from New York, wife of former President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton’s mother.
The silver medal in the Forbes ranking takes the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,with one child, while the bronze is up to the CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi, with two children.
The magazine says that mothers have to develop powerful strategies “only” to besuccessful in their professional and family aspects, and some like Nooyi saidinterrupting an important meeting if they receive a call from their children.
The list continues with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who Forbes says that every day leave your job at half past five in the afternoon to go to dinner with your childrenand your family.
While the first lady, Michelle Obama is 7 th, Managing Director International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, ranked eighth, ahead of the chief executive of food group Kraft, Irene Rosenfeld (9), and executive director of The New York Times, JillAbramson (10).
Forbes notes that many of the mothers included in the list have publicly acknowledgedthe difficulties of combining career with motherhood.