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Angela Merkel, Janet Yellen Top Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

Gl�ckwunsch, Angie! For the fourth year in a row, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of the world’s 100 most powerful women. For the Forbes 100, which has been compiled every year since 2004, women across finance, media, philanthropy and NGOs, politics and technology are ranked based on four key metrics: money, media presence, spheres of influence and impact. After Merkel, the top nine most powerful women in order are Janet Yellen, Melinda Gates, Brazilian president Dilma Dilma Rousseff, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, Hillary Clinton, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Michelle Obama, Sheryl Sandberg, and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty. The nine heads of state on the list…