Meet The 19 Newcomers On Forbes List Of The World’s Most Powerful Women In 2015
8. Katie Jacob Stanton
No. 60. Katie Jacobs Stanton, age 44
Vice President of Global Media, Twitter, U.S.
After serving as Twitter’s VP of international market development since 2010, Stanton was promoted to VP of global media in July 2014, where she’ll be tasked with overseeing the social media giant’s international and U.S. media divisions.
9. Taylor Swift
No. 64. Taylor Swift, age 25
Since the release of her career-launching album in 2006, Swift hasn’t been a stranger to the top of the charts or charities. After dropping platinum album 1989 and donating all earnings from hit single “Welcome to New York” to New York Public Schools, 2014 may be her most impressive year yet.
10. Nemat “Minouche” Shafik
No. 66. Nemat “Minouche” Shafik, age 52
Deputy Governor, Bank of England, U.K.
In her new role at Bank of England, Deputy Governor Shafik has been tasked with managing relationships with financial markets in the wake of foreign exchange market scandal. As of her appointment in August 2014, she is the second woman to hold this position.
11. Elizabeth Holmes
No. 73. Elizabeth Holmes, age 31
Founder-CEO, Theranos, U.S.
Holmes, who dropped out of Standford during her sophomore year to found Theranos, became the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire in 2014, with a net worth of $4.6 billion. Her blood testing company is valued at $9 billion.
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