are also found Francesca BellettiniCEO of Saint Laurent and one of the “few female fashion managers,” and jane fraser, CEO of Citigroup, who “not only broke the glass ceiling of Wall Street when she became CEO of one of the largest banks in the world, but did so with an explosion of color”, for her usual clothing. She also from the corporate sector she was chosen Karen LynchCEO of CVS Health, a “trusted strategist.”
In the world of politics, the Finnish Sanna Marin was chosen as a “fearless leader”. The newspaper reviews the role of this 37-year-old leader in the context of the war in Ukraine and the prejudices she faced as a young woman in front of the government, and recalls one of the issues for which she made headlines this year. “Her outrage over the videos of her party showed that we are more intolerant of dancing female leaders than of machos who brag about grabbing women by their parts,” the text reads. Also featured is Sherry Rehman, Pakistan’s Climate Minister, for her outstanding participation in the COP27 summit.
Latin America is represented by Mia MottleyPrime Minister of Barbados, “engineer of democracy”, and for France Marquezthe vice president of the government of Gustavo Petro In colombia. “Lawyer, environmentalist, vice president, France represents all the people silenced during the five centuries in which the history of America was written with black and indigenous blood,” says the profile she wrote. Marina Silva, elected representative and former presidential candidate and Minister of the Environment of Brazil.
Among the heroines are Serena Williamswho retired from tennis this year, and Rebecca Gompert, the doctor who defends abortion rights and is helping women in US states that ban abortion.
Also listed are “Iranian women” the “freedom fighters” amid a wave of protests against the Islamic regime, in a profile written by the journalist Christiane Amanpour. “You never know where uprisings will lead in an authoritarian state. But the Iranian Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi told me that democracy will come to Iran through the doors that these women have opened. The only question is when”, says the text.
They are also McKenzie Scott, Bezos’ philanthropist ex-wife who is spending her fortune helping others; the CEO of the British insurer Aviva, Amanda Blanc; Jamie Fiore Higginsthe former Goldmanc Sachs employee and author of the book Bully Market, for telling “inconvenient truths”; Rina Gonoi, a former Japanese soldier who denounced abuses in the Army; the conservationist Paula Kahumnu; Y Sarah Wiegmanthe head coach of the England women’s soccer team.
In the “creative” category, the Financial Times crowns billie eilish as the “voice of a generation” already Megan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry “who has become a symbol of resilience for many women.” There is also the Malaysian actress michelle yeohthe Zimbabwean feminist writer Tsitsi Dangarembga and the French writer annie ernaux; the German plastic artist Anne Imhoff; and the Chinese-Canadian cheerleader Domee Shi.
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The 25 most influential women in the world, according to the Financial Times