Park Geun-hye, President, South Korea; #11 (previously: unranked)

The first female president of South Korea is the highest-ranked new entrant to the Power Women list after being elected by the highest ... more 
Park Geun-hye, President, South Korea; #11 (previously: unranked)

The first female president of South Korea is the highest-ranked new entrant to the Power Women list after being elected by the highest voter turnout the country has seen in 15 years. Her father, Park Chung-hee, led South Korea from 1962 until his assassination in 1979. less 
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