Women honored as Prime Ministers to leading businesses, honored for their important contributions to this year’s most inclusive issue. Accordingly, this year’s list names many female leaders who have made important contributions to the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topping the list of the 100 most powerful women in the world 2020 is still German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is also the 10th year that Angela tops the list of 100 most powerful women in the world. Other honorees include US Vice President Kamala Harris, Queen Elizabeth II, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, European Central Bank President Christine. Lagarde, Tokyo Mayor Koike Yuriko …
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Government has implemented a strict blockade to help contain the COVID-19 epidemic. As of 12 o’clock on December 10, the country had only recorded more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 deaths.
Among 17 newcomers to Forbes’ annual list, notably Carol Tome, CEO of shipping and logistics company UPS world’s largest. UPS freight volumes have skyrocketed as many countries imposed blockades to prevent epidemics.
The list also includes Deputy CEO of US retail pharmacy CVS Health, Ms. Karen Lynch. Since March 2020, Ms. Lynch is responsible for managing the COVID-19 response and the CVS Health SARS-CoV-2 virus testing networks. Ms. Lynch is expected to be in charge of overseeing the vaccine distribution at nearly 10,000 locations in the US.
Despite their age, nationality, and job differences, Forbes notes, these women all have something in common about how to use their abilities to tackle the unprecedented challenges of 2020.