Our boss ass Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has been named the 29th most powerful woman in the world.
The annual list, released by Forbes,
celebrates the icons, innovators and instigators who are using their voice to change power structures and create a lasting impact.
Ms Ardern slides into the list above Australia's richest citizen, Gina Rinehart, at 30, and popstar Beyoncé Knowles, at 50.
This year Aunty Cindy is the only New Zealander on the list. Last year she was named the 13th most powerful woman in global politics by Forbes. Yeow!
The business magazine said on its website that Ms Ardern "set new norms as a government leader" when she gave birth to baby Neve earlier this year and announced her partner Clarke Gayford would be a stay-at-home father.
"She is using her platform to 'create a path for other women' to follow in her footsteps."
They also cited her age, at 38 she is the youngest female leader in the world and New Zealand's youngest leader in 150 years.
Top 30 most powerful women in the world according to Forbes:
- Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
- Theresa May, Prime Minister, UK
- Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
- Mary Marra, CEO, General Motors
- Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investments
- Melinda Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Susan Wojcicki, CEO, Youtube
- Ana Patricia Botín, Chair and Executive Director, Banco Santander
- Marillyn Hewson, CEO, Lockheed Martin
- Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM
- Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
- Gail Boudreaux, President and CEO, Anthem
- Angela Ahrendts, SVP, Retail, Apple
- Safra Catz, Co-CEO, Oracle
- Isabelle Kocher, CEO, ENGIE
- Adena Friedman, President and CEO, NASDAQ
- Ho Ching, Exec. Director and CEO, Temasek
- Emma Walmsley, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline
- U.S. Supreme Court Justices
- Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Personality, Philanthropist
- Ruth Porat, SVP and CFO, Alphabet
- Laurene Powell Jobs and family, Founder and President, Emerson Collective
- Queen Elizabeth II, Monarch, United Kingdom
- Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, The White House, United States
- Phebe Novakovic, CEO, General Dynamics
- Sheikh Hasina Wajed, Prime Minister, Bangladesh
- Stacey Cunningham, President, NYSE Group
- Amy Hood, EVP and CFO, Microsoft
- Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister, New Zealand
- Gina Rinehart, Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting