The pandemic has forced a lot of women back to the state of inequality that they previously fought for, however, there are those powerful females of the world that never stopped moving forward and Forbes took the time out to acknowledge their efforts in such a hard time.
Firstly they recognized those women who have set records of their kind in the restrictive period, as these females have shown others that anything is achievable.
Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris is being recognized for her powerful victory in the country’s Presidential election, being the first woman to ever hold the coveted position. She now sits in the number 3 position as Forbes most powerful woman in the world.
Next in recognition for their grand efforts are Jane Fraser who broke the wall street glass ceiling record and Karen Lynch who is now the first woman to head the CVS company. On the Forbes list, Fraser stands at number 23, while lynch has the number 38 position.
Emma Walmsley and Carol tome have both been recognized for their immaculate efforts in tackling Covid-19, as Walmsley who is the head of the GSK company and number 12 on the Forbes list are working with Tome who is new in authority to UPS and number 39 on the list, are working assiduously on the creation and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Martin who is number 85 on the list, number 32 spot holder, Jacinda Arden from New Zealand and Tsai Ingweng who sits at 37, have all been recognized by Forbes for their political efforts, that were used to control the spread of the virus in their various countries.
Other honourable mentions from the glorious Forbes list of powerful women who stood up in the pandemic are, Bank of America’s Anne Finucane at 36 on the list who pledged 1 billion dollars to fight racial inequality and R&B icon Rihanna, at number 69 who donated millions to those affected by the pandemic.
Adena Friedman from Nasdaq at number 33 and Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO at Ariel investments at number 94 on the list, have also done immaculate work to fight the inequality on all fronts in the workplace.