35 of the most powerful women in 2021

SourceBusiness Insider
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has reigned for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of Representatives, women today are making their presence known. In 2021, the wage gap may still exist between men and women — and even more so between different racial groups — but with movements such as #MeToo and Time's Up maintaining momentum and more women involved in politics than ever before, women are also more powerful than ever.  On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be ...read more...