Quick start: the youngest among the most powerful women in the world — 2017. The Forbes

1. Taylor Swift

Age: 27

Sector: show business

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 85

Citizenship: United States

Marital status: not married

Her debut album, swift released in 2006 when she was only 16 years – and he immediately got a list of the best selling records in the US Billboard 200. Latest album “1989” became the best-selling in 2014 (including sales across all platforms), and the tour in support of it in 2015, brought almost a quarter of a billion dollars.In August 2017, the swift has released a YouTube video for the single “Look What You Made Me Do”, which will be included in her new album, and a day gained more than 43 million views – at the time a record for views in the first 24 hours after publishing the video on the platform.

It has also announced that it will sell tickets to their concerts under the new scheme – in fact, it is an auction, where they get the fans who were most active in supporting its products online: bought the albums, watched the videos, shared links on social networks. The singer explained that the struggle against the resale of tickets.

2. Priscilla Chan

Age: 32

Sector: philanthropy

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 69

Citizenship: United States

Marital status: married, two children

A physician by training and a graduate Garvardskogo University, co-founder of Initiative Chan Zuckerberg Priscilla Chan is not just the wife of Mark Zuckerberg. Organization Chan in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies invested $225 million in start Resolve program to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease in 60 low-income countries. Through its charitable initiatives, it also became Meta, a system based on artificial intelligence that will allow researchers to see many scientific publications. In 2015, Zuckerberg and Chan in a letter addressed to their just-born daughter, stated the intention for life to pass 99% of their Facebook stock to charity (at the time the company was valued at $45 billion).

3. Prianka Chopra

Age: 35

Sector: show business

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 97

Citizenship: India

Marital status: –

Prianka Chopra were able to develop a successful career in bollywood, where she starred in 2003 in more than 40 films, and transfer success in Hollywood: in 2015, issued a series of Quantico with her, and she became the first Indian actress, took the lead dramatic role on U.S. television, and in 2017 she made her debut on the big screen, U.S. – released film “Baywatch”. She is now at various stages of production are still a few Hollywood projects with her participation. In Mumbai Chopras founded the production company Purple Pebble Pictures, which tries to promote local talent. Her nonprofit organization, The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education develops education and health for children from poor Indian families.

4. Ivanka Trump

Age: 36

Sector: policy

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 19

Citizenship: United States

Marital status: married, three children

The first daughter and the adviser of the President of the United States Donald trump Ivanka trump was, in fact, in the role of first lady of the country. Prior to that, she was primarily known for its fashionable brand, and now represents the United States at the women’s summit of the Big twenty and must lead the U.S. delegation at the summit in India. Bloomberg correspondents wryly notedthat while Donald trump in the election campaign has promised to return jobs back to the U.S., its production was localized in China and Vietnam. Ivanka trump has become one of the key characters in his campaign, for example, talked about the rights and opportunities of women.

5. Beyonce Knowles

Age: 36

Sector: show business

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 50

Citizenship: United States

Marital status: married, three children

The first “Grammy”, the singer was still in the age of 19 with Destiny’s Child, and in 2011, Billboard magazine awarded her the prize “Artist of the Millennium”. In 2017, Beyonce took second place in the ranking of the wealthiest celebrity by Forbes magazine and the richest woman with earnings of $105 million especially contributed to its Formation tour World Tour, which fetched $250 million Around it could only rapper Diddy (Sean Combs), who earned $130 million, Together with her husband, producer Jay Z, and other musicians, beyoncé also owns streaming service Tidal. In early 2017 Sprint invested $200 million, having reported a share of 33%, and the value of the share beyoncé rose sharply.

6. Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Age: 36

Sector: technology

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 57

Citizenship: India

Marital status: married, two children

Graduate of northwestern University and the School of management of them. Kellogg, Roshni Nadar Malhotra at the age of 27 in 2009 was headed by HCL Technologies as CEO, and a year and the Executive Director. The responsibilities of Nadar Malhotra includes all strategic decisions in the company, founded by her father Shiv Nadar in 1976 in may 2017 showed a market capitalization of $18.7 billion Roshni Nadar Malhotra also one of the Trustees of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, an educational organization, which founded a number of top schools and colleges in India.

7. Jacinda Ardern

Age: 37

Sector: policy

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 38

Citizenship: New Zealand

Marital status: not married

Recently elected Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is an example of how a charismatic politician can in a short time to fly to the top. Ardern in August of 2017 headed Laborantskuyu party, which in October won the election, She managed to generate in the press, the term “Casingamble”. Only for the first 10 days after the Ardern stood at the head of the party, the labour party received about $500,000 in additional donations to the campaign, and their support for the first month that she spent at the helm, grew from 23-24% to a ten-year record of 43%. Ardern – an active supporter of the welfare state.

8. Margarita Simonyan

Age: 37

Sector: media

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 38

Citizenship: Russia

Family status: two children

In 2005, Simonyan at the age of 25 years was headed by broadcasting in foreign languages, RT network, and in 2013, after the reform of the Agency and the dismissal of its former editor Svetlana Mironyuk, and, of MIA “Russia today” (RIA Novosti). To estimate the actual coverage of RT is not easy, since the channel does not use the Nielsen ratings. According SimilarWeb, in September the number of times website RT was 144 million, itself RT, citing Ipsos in 2016, reported about 70 million viewers of its channels in the U.S. and Europe. However, in 2015, The Daily Beast, citing documents obtained from a former employee RIA Novosti Vasily Rose, wrotethat the channel is quite aggressive exaggerates its success.

“Our TV channel primarily reflects the Russian position on things, because an information war is also a war”, — said Simonyan in an interview with RBC in 2015. Since 2008, RT received a series of warnings from British media regulator Ofcom for violating broadcasting regulations, and in September 2017, the U.S. justice Department demanded that the company that serves the TV channel RT America, registered as a foreign agent. When Simonyan, in 2015, “Russia today” is also faced with the arrest of its assets in Europe in the Yukos case.

9. Jin Liu

Age: 39

Sector: technology

Place in the ranking of the most influential women in the world — 2017: 40

Citizenship: China

Marital status: married, three children

Liu – President of a startup Didi Chuxing, mobile transport platforms in 400 cities in China and estimated at $50 billion. a Graduate of Harvard University, who worked 12 years at Goldman Sachs, joined Didi Chuxing in 2014. Liu in their territory have won the war with Uber, when they with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Didi Chuxing Chang Weiem convinced Uber to sell its operations in China. The company now Liu is planning to extend its interests beyond a single country and to this end invests in European Taxify.

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04. November 2017 by Ekaterina
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