The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2022

12/6/2022 8:05:00 PM

.@McGrathMag joined @MorningMika on @Morning_Joe today to discuss the just-released World's 100 Most Powerful Women List, as well as this Thursday's #ForbesOver50 luncheon, featuring Huma Abedin and Hoda Kotb! #ForbesWomen

.McGrathMag joined MorningMika on Morning_Joe today to discuss the just-released World's 100 Most Powerful Women List, as well as this Thursday's ForbesOver50 luncheon, featuring Huma Abedin and Hoda Kotb! ForbesWomen

Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine was a defining moment for Europe. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen rose to the challenge. A week after the war began, she announced three major economic sanctions against Russia—banning transactions with its central bank, closing airspace to Russian plane travel and barring Kremlin-owned news agencies.

2022 The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women ILLUSTRATION BY GRACELYNN WAN FOR FORBES; PHOTOS BY MICHELE TANTUSSI/AP; FRAZER HARRISON/GA/THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER/GETTY IMAGES; ANDREW MEDICHINI/AP; COURTESY OF GGV CAPITAL EDITED BY MOIRA FORBES AND MAGGIE MCGRATH WITH NICOLETTE JONES AND ERIKA BURHO DECEMBER 06, 2022, 06:30 AM V ladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine was a defining moment for Europe.2022 The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women ILLUSTRATION BY GRACELYNN WAN FOR FORBES; PHOTOS BY MICHELE TANTUSSI/AP; FRAZER HARRISON/GA/THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER/GETTY IMAGES; ANDREW MEDICHINI/AP; COURTESY OF GGV CAPITAL EDITED BY MOIRA FORBES AND MAGGIE MCGRATH WITH NICOLETTE JONES AND ERIKA BURHO DECEMBER 06, 2022, 06:30 AM V ladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine was a defining moment for Europe.Mahsa Amini at #100, exemplify women’s unconventional paths to power and how it’s weilded, having galvanized unity in times of turmoil.2022 The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women ILLUSTRATION BY GRACELYNN WAN FOR FORBES; PHOTOS BY MICHELE TANTUSSI/AP; FRAZER HARRISON/GA/THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER/GETTY IMAGES; ANDREW MEDICHINI/AP; COURTESY OF GGV CAPITAL EDITED BY MOIRA FORBES AND MAGGIE MCGRATH WITH NICOLETTE JONES AND ERIKA BURHO DECEMBER 06, 2022, 06:30 AM V ladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine was a defining moment for Europe.

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen rose to the challenge.A week after the war began, she announced three major economic sanctions against Russia—banning transactions with its central bank, closing airspace to Russian plane travel and barring Kremlin-owned news agencies.A week after the war began, she announced three major economic sanctions against Russia—banning transactions with its central bank, closing airspace to Russian plane travel and barring Kremlin-owned news agencies.“Protecting our liberty comes at a price,” von der Leyen said.Since becoming the first woman to helm the EU's governing body nearly three years ago, von der Leyen has been lauded for her top-down leadership approach as a bridge-builder and a formidable force deftly brokering solutions inside and outside EU borders, not to mention within the often slow-moving bureaucratic institution she helms.“This is our principle: freedom is priceless.“This is our principle: freedom is priceless.” For her leadership during the Ukraine war, as well as her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, von der Leyen sits atop the 19th annual Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.” For her leadership during the Ukraine war, as well as her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, von der Leyen sits atop the 19th annual Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

Her influence is unique—no one else on the list formulates policy on behalf of 450 million people—but her commitment to a free and democratic society is not.Her influence is unique—no one else on the list formulates policy on behalf of 450 million people—but her commitment to a free and democratic society is not.The tragic death of Amini in September while in the custody of Iran’s morality police sparked defiant protests against the regime’s oppression and quickly erupted across Iran, and throughout the world.Von der Leyen is just one face of the biggest storyline of 2022: women acting as stalwarts for democracy.American women suffered the greatest reversal of rights in the two decades of the list when the Supreme Court limited the right to an abortion.American women suffered the greatest reversal of rights in the two decades of the list when the Supreme Court limited the right to an abortion.In reaction, female voters energized U.Bottom-up, grassroots power can extend beyond any one individual and hold equal measure to the potency wielded by traditional titles of political or economic might.S.S.S.

midterm elections.In Iran, thousands of women marched in the streets in protest against theocratic laws that treat them as second-class citizens.In Iran, thousands of women marched in the streets in protest against theocratic laws that treat them as second-class citizens.Female protestors carry signs depicting the image of the late Mahsa Amini, who holds the #100 spot on the 2022 Forbes list of World's Most Powerful Women (Photo by SAFIN HAMED / AFP) (Photo by SAFIN HAMED/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Amini and von der Leyen represent the diverse ways women have taken center stage amidst this time of global unrest and volatility, and reinforce that there’s hardly a void of women’s power around the globe.Representing the protesters on this year’s list is Jina “Mahsa” Amini, whose death in September sparked the unprecedented women-led revolution.The rest of the women are more traditional power players—39 CEOs; 10 heads of state; and 11 billionaires worth a combined $115 billion.The rest of the women are more traditional power players—39 CEOs; 10 heads of state; and 11 billionaires worth a combined $115 billion.The list was determined by four main metrics: money, media, impact and spheres of influence.Notable highlights of this year’s list include: More Power In More Places Female firsts always drive headlines, but the key takeaway from 2022 is that women's influence is wielded across more corridors of power and with greater consistency than ever before.The list was determined by four main metrics: money, media, impact and spheres of influence.

For political leaders, we weighed gross domestic products and populations; for corporate leaders, revenues and employee counts; and media mentions and reach of all.For political leaders, we weighed gross domestic products and populations; for corporate leaders, revenues and employee counts; and media mentions and reach of all.The result is a collection of women who are fighting the status quo.“If you don’t react to the first violation of your rights,” says Roya Boroumand, an Iranian historian and human rights activist, “the second will come, and the third will come.“If you don’t react to the first violation of your rights,” says Roya Boroumand, an Iranian historian and human rights activist, “the second will come, and the third will come.Recently elected as Italy's first female Prime Minister, Meloni now helms the fourth-largest economy in the EU and the eighth-largest economy globally.” --Maggie McGrath.

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