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J. K. Rowling Listed on Forbes World's Most Powerful Women List for 2011

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
August 27, 2011, 11:33 PM has released their annual ranking of most powerful women in the world and, once again, Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has made the list.  The author is among such government officials, corporate executives and media figures as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, PepsiCo's chief Indra Nooyi, and Oprah Winfrey.  Ms Rowling ranks at number 61 of the World's Most Powerful Women list for 2011.

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118 Points

I’m not suprised! She is amazing :)

Posted by sparkle9 on August 28, 2011, 12:11 AM report to moderator
926 Points

Wow…Am I First?

Congratulations AGAIN to our favorite author!!!!

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on August 28, 2011, 12:12 AM report to moderator
926 Points

Whoops… I guess not :-)

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on August 28, 2011, 12:12 AM report to moderator

I am thrilled Rowling is on the list but I am equally deeply disappointed that Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir didn’t make the list. She is Prime Minister of Iceland and she’s been leading her country extremely well through its financial crisis, standing up to the bullies at the EU (#1 on the list) and the IMF (#9) in some of the most creative ways I’ve ever heard of. She also happens to be the world’s first openly gay head of government, which expands her spheres of influence beyond the reaches of her country, qualifying her for the list. So, again it’s disappointing that that influential woman is not on the list but I’m glad Rowling’s on it, at least.

Posted by jillians642 on August 28, 2011, 12:39 AM report to moderator
54 Points

Wooot! Congrats Queen Rowling!

Posted by Gvantsa on August 28, 2011, 01:06 AM report to moderator
748 Points


Posted by Gene *ROAR* on August 28, 2011, 01:42 AM report to moderator
29 Points

jillian642…that woman should definitely be on the list. 0.0

Posted by LittleSphinx on August 28, 2011, 02:16 AM report to moderator
683 Points

she is , definetely

Posted by HalfbloodPrince08 on August 28, 2011, 02:30 AM report to moderator

Wow, I can’t believe this woman isn’t on the list either. We certainly need more Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir in this world… But again, you might mention the reason why she didn’t make it in your comment. She STOOD UP. Are independence and difference too much for Forbes ?
Let us do our own list and put her, in good position, in it, right ? :-)

Posted by Noz on August 28, 2011, 03:02 AM report to moderator

Love that idea, Noz! :D What a great idea to have a running list of Women Who Are Awesome. Maybe I’ll make a Pinterest category …

Posted by jillians642 on August 28, 2011, 03:19 AM report to moderator
1527 Points

She deserves it, totally.

Posted by Livi22-((ROAR!)) on August 28, 2011, 04:19 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Well done Jo!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on August 28, 2011, 05:44 AM report to moderator

Well done Jo! She really deserves it.

Posted by Dracmione-booksncleverness on August 28, 2011, 06:11 AM report to moderator
138 Points

She just deserves it! :) <3

Posted by MarijaLuvsPotter on August 28, 2011, 07:44 AM report to moderator
91 Points


u deserve it ma’am….=)

Posted by Paitrix...{WBM} on August 28, 2011, 08:35 AM report to moderator
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