Most powerful Hispanic women do not appear in the list of billionaires. Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez stands at number 17.

The differences between men and women also come to these important lists of the world of power and business. The list of 100 most powerful women in the world is full of celebrities, media say, actresses, singers, representatives of television and fashion. The three non-Hispanic, they are political entrepreneurs.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President of Argentina, ascends to the position 17 in the ranking

Hispanic women more powerful is the president of Argentina , has 58 years of age, classified in the ranking of the most powerful women in the world at number 17. A lawyer by profession, was always inclined to politics and from his student days at the National University of La Plata, was identified with the Peronist movement. In 2007 he won the elections and became the first woman elected president of Argentina, succeeding her husband Nestor Kirchner, who was president from 2003 to 2007. This year has been re-elected with a large difference in votes.While his tenure has been plagued by suspicions of corruption, was very successful. Under his administration the economy grew, increased pensions and child welfare. The poverty rate in Argentina dropped to 11.3%.


Ana Patricia Botin-Sanz de Sautuola and O’Shea, the most powerful banker Hispanic

The banker Ana Botin , Spanish, 50 years old, has dropped many places in the ranking, was ranked in the ranking of the world’s most powerful women in the number 77, against 38 last year. He is currently president of Banco Santander in the UK. Ana Botin is a prestigious professional world of finance, recognized both in Spain and Europe. It is expected to replace his father, billionaire Emilio Botin, as president of Banco Santander. This year has not fared too well to the Botin family, twelve of its members are being investigated for tax evasion.

Laura Chinchilla, president of Costa Rica

The Costa Rican president of 52 years, Laura Chinchilla , is classified in the ranking of the most powerful women in the world, at number 86. It is surprising that the president of a country with small population remains in the list of most powerful women in the world. The candidate of the National Liberation Party (PLN), Laura Chinchilla, was proclaimed in 2010 as the first woman in history to gain the presidency of Costa Rica. This year, Laura Chinchilla faced several crises in his country, the most common were the border with Nicaragua and the government deficit, which has led to lower the level of popularity achieved in their choice. Laura Chinchilla is politics and political scientist, a graduate in Political Science from the University of Costa Rica, with a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University, USA. Social origin, is conservative on social issues, on abortion and marriage for same-sex couples.