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Latino Daily News

Friday May 24, 2013

Most Powerful Latinas in the World According to Forbes

Forbes has released it’s annual list ranking the world’s most powerful women.  Ranging from politicians to activists to celebrities, this is a comprehensive list of who’s who of female leaders in the world.

The highest ranked woman was Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, but the second highest ranked woman was Latin America’s own Dilma Rousseff.

Seven Latinas were represented on the Forbes list, check out the women and their international ranking below.

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2. Dilma Rousseff - President of Brazil

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18. Maria das Gracas Silva Foster - Brazilian CEO of Petrobras

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26. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner - President of Argentina

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38. Sofia Vergara - Colombian Actress & Entrepreneur

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52. Shakira - Colombian Musician, Personality, Philanthropist

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66. Rosalia Mera - Spanish Retail & Fashion Investor of Zara

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95. Gisele Bundchen - Brazilian Supermodel, Entrepreneur, & Philanthropist

Photo Credits: Forbes