Having made waves with their formidable achievements, these women you are going to scroll down for, have been declared as the most influential and powerful women of 2016. And no, we are not just talking about business tycoons who have managed to escalate profits or turn around the economy in their business' favor; we are talking about RAW WOMAN POWER!
Women who have taken the road less trodden and established a mark in the male-dominated world to build billion dollar brands, traverse the globe to broker international agreements and churn the financial markets for an improved and more secure economy.
These women have managed to change the face of the world for the better by making some strong, intellectual, and informed decisions in their respective domains. Make way for the top 10 female headline grabbers of 2016 who deserve a salute. Their social and cultural influence have secured them a place in this respectable list.
Second woman Prime Minister, UK.
The U.S. Presidential candidate who lost to Donald Trump.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and State Counsellor, Myanmar.
First woman head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
President, Liberia and first elected woman President of an African country.
First woman head of the UN cultural organization UNESCO.
Head, U.S. Federal Reserve.
Director General, World Health Organization (WHO).