GlobeTracker| Warren Buffett and Bill Gates head this year’s Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list. The duo was joined by Ted Turner on today’s ‘This Week with Christiane Amanpour’. Video is here.
The first woman on the Foreign Policy 100 Global Thinkers list is German chancellor Angela Merkel in #10.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is listed with her husband former president Bill Clinton in #13 spot.
Others in the 26 women on the Foreign Policy Top 100 Global thinkers list (as a single page) include:
22. Christine Lagarde, France’s finance minister
24. Elizabeth Warren, Obama White House adviser
32. Cécile Duflot, Monica Frassoni, Renate Künast, Marina Silva: Green Party Leaders | France, Belgium, German, Brazil
33. Michelle Bachelet, Undersecretary-General, UN Women | New York
38. Esther Duflo, Economist, MIT, head of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Poverty Action Lab
42. Agnes Klingshirn and Peter Scott, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
50. Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart, co-founders Institute for State Effectiveness | Afghanistan, Washington
59. Ory Okolloh, Executive Director, Ushahidi | Kenya
61. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, scholar, American Enterprise Institute
66. Sabina Alkire, economist, Oxford Institute | Britain
71. Louise Arbour, CEO, International Crisis Group | Belgium
73. Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, authors “This Time Is Different’, eight centuries of financial crises
74. Michèle Flournoy and Anne-Marie Slaughter, American foreign policy experts
75. Aung San Suu Kyi, democracy dissident
77. Helene Gayle, CEO, Care USA | Atlanta
82. Hu Shuli, editor Century Weekly | China
85. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President | Liberia
86. Han Han, blogger and novelist | China
87. Mozah bint Nasser al-Missned, First Lady | Qatar
90. Martha Nussbaum, philosopher, University of Chicago | Chicago
93. Malalai Joya, activist | Afghanistan
94. Madeline Albright, former secretary of state, Washington
97. Unity Dow, judge | Botswana
99. Tarja Halonen, president | Finland
There were 20 women on last year’s 2009 Foreign Policy 100 Global Thinkers List.