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iGIANT named as one of 2016 Ideagen Power 100 Lists - Individuals and Organizations Empowering Women


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August, 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On July 13th, 2016 at Ideagen’s UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Summit, Ideagen’s Founder and CEO, George Sifakis formally unveiled the 2016 Ideagen Power 100 Lists highlighting the 100 Individuals and 100 Organizations leading the way towards Empowering Women and Girls Across the Planet. The complete lists are as follows:

The Annual 2016 Ideagen Power 100 List of Individuals Empowering Women and Girls provides us with the opportunity to highlight leaders and luminaries, CEO’s and actors, ambassadors and presidents, most importantly the list is qualitative and a spotlight on these individuals from across sectors, individuals that are changing the world with their ideas, leadership and vision to empower women and girls!

The 2016 Power 100 List

Her Excellency, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – UAE Minister of Economy and CEO, Tejari

Her Majesty, Queen Rania Al-Abdullah – Queen Consort of Jordan

Mary Bara – Chairwoman and CEO, General Motors

Sara Blakely – Businesswoman and Founder of Spanx

Lisa Borders – President, WNBA

Christine Brennan – Sports Columnist

Heather Bresch – CEO, Mylan

Mika Brzezinski – Television Host, MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

Susan Buffett – Chairwoman, The Sherwood Foundation and the Susan Buffett Foundation

Tory Burch – Chairwoman and CEO, Tory Burch LLC

Christy Turlington Burns – Founder, Every Mother Counts

Ursula Burns – Chairwoman and CEO, Xerox Corporation

Barbara Bush – CEO, Global Health Corp

Laura Bush – Former First Lady of the United States

Kathy Calvin – President and CEO, United Nations Foundation

Kim Campbell – Alzheimer's Advocate and Speaker, I'll Be Me Alzheimer's Fund

Chantal Carpentier – New York Office Chief, UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Jean Case – CEO, Case Foundation

Safra Catz – CEO, Oracle Corporation

Margaret Chan – Director General of the World Health Organization

Dr. Priscilla Chan – Pediatrician and Philanthropist, Founder, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Hellen Clark – Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP)

Ertharin Cousin – Executive Director of the World Food Programme

Dr. John DeGioia – President, Georgetown University

Susan Dell – Founder, Board Chair of the Michael and Susan Foundation

Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann – Oncologist and CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Peter Diamandis – Engineer, Physician, Entrepreneur, and Chairman

Adena Friedman – President and CEO, NASDAQ

Bill Gates – Businessman and Philanthropist, Co-chair and Co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates – Businesswoman and Philanthropist, Co-chair and Co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Drew Gilpin-Faust – President, Harvard University

Alex Gorsky – CEO, Johnson and Johnson

Stacy Haller – CEO, Bright Focus

Bonnie Hammer – Television Producer, Businesswoman, and Chairwoman of NBC Universal

Dara Richardson Heron, M.D. – CEO, YWCA USA

Sheldon Himelfarb – President & CEO, PeachTech Lab (U.S. Institution of Peace)

Arianna Huffington – Author, Cofounder, & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post

Lisa Jackson – VP of Environment, Policy, & Social Initiatives at Apple

Jo Ann Jenkins – CEO, AARP

Laurene Powell Jobs – Businesswoman, Laurene Powell Jobs Trust

Daymond John – Shark Tank

Abigail Johnson - CEO, Fidelity Investments

Alexis Jones – Author & Film Producer

James Keach – Film Maker

Billie Jean King – Tennis Player, Founder of Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI)

Chanda Kochhar – CEO, ICICI Bank

Christine Legarde – Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey – CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Ted Leonsis – CEO, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall – Chief Medical Officer & Executive VP of Pfizer

Dr. Saralyn Mark - iGIANT

The Honorable Secretary, Sylvia Matthews-Burwell – Secretary of Health and Human Services

Jamie Merisotis – President & CEO, Lumina Foundation

Angela Merkel – Chancellor of Germany

Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge – Kate Middleton, Royalty of the United Kingdom

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka – Executive Director, UN Women

Frederica Mogherini – High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and security; VP of the European Commission

Ban-Ki Moon – Secretary General, UN

Denise Morrison – President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company

Sri Mulyani Indrawati – Managing Director of the World Bank

Nathan Myhrvold – Founder and CEO, Intellectual Ventures

Satya Nadella – CEO, Microsoft

Indra Nooyi – Chairwoman & CEO, PepsiCo

Her Excellency, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh – Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN

Michelle Obama – First Lady of the United States, Let Girls Learn Initiative

Sarah Jessica Parker – Actress, Producer, Businesswoman

Sean Parker – Entrepreneur & Philanthropist; Founder, The Parker Foundation

Rachel Platten – Singer-Songwriter

Dina Powell – Head, Goldman Sachs' Impact Investing Business; President, Goldman Sachs Foundation

Ambassador Samantha Power – U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN

Ruth Riley – Professional Basketball Player and Philanthropist

Rosie Rios – Treasurer of the United States

Tony Robbins – Motivational Speaker & Philanthropist

Virginia "Ginni" Rometty – Chairwoman, President, and CEO of IBM

Aung San Suu Kyi – State Counselor of Myanmar; 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Sheryl Sandberg – CEO, Facebook Inc.

"Shakira" Isabel Mebarak Ripoll – Singer-Songwriter

Adam Silver – Commissioner, NBA

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – President of Liberia

Shivani Siroya – Founder & CEO, InVenture

Annika Sörenstam – Professional Golfer

Lori Stokes – News Anchor

June Sugiyama – Director, Vodafone Americas Foundation

Dawn Sweeney – President & CEO, National Restaurant Association

Taylor Swift – Singer-Songwriter

La June Montgomery Tabron – CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Ivanka Trump – Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development, Trump Organization; Founder, The Ivanka Trump Collection

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida – European Union Ambassador to the UN

Dana Walden – Co-Chair & CEO, Fox Broadcasting Company

David Weiss – President & CEO, Global Communities

Jennifer Welter – Football Player and Professional Football Coach

Meg Whitman – CEO of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Naomi Whittel – President & CEO, Twinlab Consolidated Holdings

Oprah Winfrey – Businesswoman, Media Proprietor, & Philanthropist

Anna Wintour – Artistic Director, Conde Naste Publications

Reese Witherspoon – Actress and Producer

Anne Wojcicki – Co-Founder & CEO, 23andME

Susan Wojcicki – CEO, Youtube

Malala Yousafazi – Pakistani Activist for Female Education; Youngest-ever Nobel Prize Laureate

Kyle Zimmer – President & CEO, First Book

Mark Zuckerberg – CEO, Facebook Inc.

The Annual 2016 Ideagen Power 100 List of Organizations Empowering Women and Girls provides us with the opportunity to highlight Companies, NGO’s and Public Sector organizations Empowering Women & Girls aross the Planet. Most importantly the list is qualitative and a spotlight on these amazing organizations that are making significant strides toward changing the world with their impact leadership!

3M – Global Innovation Company

AARP – Non-Profit Organization

Abbott Laboratories – Healthcare Company

Airbus – Aircraft & Airlines Manufacturer

America's Charities – Nonprofit Organization

American Red Cross – Humanitarian Organization

Amway – Multi-Level Marketing Company

Apollo Education Group – For-Profit Educational Corporation

Bayer – Pharmaceutical Company

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Private Foundation

Blackbaud – Software Company

BlackRock – Investment Management Company

BMW – Luxury Vehicles Company

Boy Scouts of America - Youth Development Organization

Boys and Girls Clubs of America - Non-Profit Organization

Capgemini - Management Consulting Company

Cardinal Health - Healthcare Company

Chevron - Fuel & Energy Company

Cisco - Technology Company

Citigroup - Mortgage Lender & Financial Institution

CNN - News Broadcasting Company

Corning - Manufacturing Company

Costco - Membership Only Warehouse Club

CVS Health - Healthcare Company

Deloitte - Accounting Firm

Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation - Non-Profit Organization

The Walt Disney Company - Business Development Service; Entertainment Producer & Provider

Dropbox - File Hosting Service - Website Company

Dupont - America Conglomerate

Electronic Arts - Interactive Entertainment Software

Evernote - App Making Company

Ernst & Young (EY) - Multinational Professional Services Firm

Facebook - Social Networking Company

FedEx - Air Courier Services Company

Ford - Automaker Company

Gallup - Research Based, Global Performance-Management Consulting Company

Gap, Inc. - Clothing Brand Company

General Electric - Home Appliance Company

General Mills - Manufacturing & Marketing Company

Girls Who Code - Non-Profit Organization

Global Good & Research - Private Inventions and Innovations Company; Ideas by Intellectual Ventures**

Global Impact - Non-Profit Organization

Goldman Sachs - Global Investment Banking

Grant Thornton - Accounting Company

Hilton Worldwide - Global Hospitality Company

Hewlett-Packard (HP) - Software Company

Ideo - Product Design Company

Intel - Manufacturing Company

Intuit - Software Company

Johnson & Johnson - Pharmaceutical Company

JP Morgan Chase - Banking & Financial Institution

Kellogg - Multinational Food Company

LPGA - Ladies Professional Golf Association – Golf Association

Eli Lilly & Company (Lilly) – Pharmaceutical Company

LinkedIn – Business Oriented Social Networking Company

Louis Vuitton - Fashion Boutique Company

Lowe's - Retail & Home Improvement

Lumina Foundation - Private Education Conversion Foundation

Lyft - Transportation Services Company

Marriott - Hospitality Company

MasterCard - Credit Card Company

Mattel - Toy Industry Company

McKinsey & Company - Business Management Consulting Company

Microsoft - Technology Company

Morgan Stanley - Global Financial Services Firm

MTV - Music Broadcasting Company

NASA-National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Independent Agency of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, U.S.A.

Nestlé - Transnational Food & Drink Company

Netflix - Streaming Media Services Company

Nike - Footwear & Apparel Manufacturing Company

Nordstrom - Retail Company

PepsiCo - Food Company

Pixar - Digital Animation Studio

Procter & Gamble (P&G) - Consumer Goods Company

PwC - Professional Services Network Company

Ralph Lauren - Clothing Brand Company

Salesforce - Cloud Computing Company

Shell - Oil Industry Company

Square - Financial Services Company

Starbucks - Coffee Company

State Farm - Insurance

Sunovion – Pharmaceutical Company

T-Mobile – Telecommunications Company

Target – Discount Retailer Company

Tesla – Car Industry Company

Toy Industry Association – Multinational Trade Association for Toys

Twitter – Social Networking Company

Uber – Technology Company

Under Armour – Clothing Company

Unilever – Nonprofit Organization

United Nations (UN) – Intergovernmental Organization

United Technologies – Multinational Conglomerate

UPS – Logistics Company

VISA – Financial Services Company

Vodafone – Telecommunications Company

W.K. Kellogg Foundation – Private Foundation

Walmart – Retail Corporation

Wells Fargo – Financial Services Company

Whole Foods – Supermarket Company

WNBA - Women's National Basketball Association – Professional Basketball League

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