Ursula von der Leyen, former Germany's defense minister, became president of the EC in July 2019, overseeing regulations affecting 450 million Europeans for the first time.defence

Lagarde, former IMF Managing Director, became the first female European Central Bank leader in 2019, tasked with ensuring economic expansion amid high inflation.

Howard University alumnus, Harris became the first woman, Black, and South Asian-American vice president in 2021, following her 2016 and 2010 accomplishments.

Giorgia Meloni, Italy's first female prime minister, defended LGBTQ rights and supported a constitutional amendment for direct prime ministerial elections in November 2023.

Taylor Swift became a billionaire in October 2023, based on her Eras tour and music catalogue. She has a $500 million music catalogue and $125 million real properties.

Lynch, a certified public accountant, took over CVS in February 2021 and led acquisitions of Oak Street Health and Signify Health, becoming CVS's executive vice president.

Jane Fraser, the inaugural female CEO of Citigroup, succeeds Michael Corbat, succeeding her as president and CEO of Global Consumer Banking.

Abigail Johnson, CEO of Fidelity Investments, has 28.5% ownership and has introduced cryptocurrencies for institutional investors. She joined the company in 1988 and holds a Harvard M.B.A.

Barra, GM's CEO since 2014, is the inaugural female leader and has invested billions in electric vehicle development. She chairs the Business Roundtable and serves on Walt Disney's board.

Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been lobbying for women's rights and tackling financial inequality through her investment company, Pivotal Ventures.