Clinton, Sonia, Nooyi among 'world's powerful moms'
Washington, May 13 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
While Sonia Gandhi, 65, mother of daughter Priyanka and son Rahul, was ranked No 6. just ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama (7), Nooyi, 56, a mother of two takes the third spot in the list released by the US business magazine on the Mother's Day Sunday.
The chairperson of soft drink giant says if her children call in the middle of a meeting, she takes the call.
"Power moms must develop unique strategies to succeed in both boardrooms and playrooms," says ForbesWoman, which chose the list from diverse spheres of government, business, entertainment and philanthropy.
Clinton, 64, who has a daughter and holds one of the world's most powerful jobs, takes the top spot ahead of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, 64, who too has a daughter and a grandson, at second position.
Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi takes the 20th spot in the list that includes Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook.
The magazine ranked the world's 100 most powerful women based on money controlled, decision-making power and multiple measures of influence and teased out the moms who are at the top of their game.
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