Megawati, the Most Influencing Woman
Although wellknown as the silent woman, the name of Megawati Soekarno Putri still has magnet power. As the general chairman of DPP PDI Perjuangan she still has a strong influencing power in Indonesia.
The name of the daughter of the first Indonesian Presiden Soekarno is listed on the top rank in 99 list of influencing women in Indonesia according to Globe Asia Magazine.
According to the polling by Globe Asia, Megawati is superior that the others women in Indonesia like Financial Minister Sri Mulyani and the wife of Indonesian President, Ani Yudhoyono. Her charisma is still strong among the PDI Perjuangan cadres, Megawati is the best model to describe the importance of the women participation.
As the first woman president, she has a great influence in determining the politic direction. "Her chance to be the winner in 2009 president election is unpredictable, but nobody can trifle her as the one of national leader at this moment.
Among the 99 women that listed on Globe Asia, 45 are entrepreneurs, 35 are social activists, and the rest are politicians. The highest point in this nomination is how big are their power in influencing the people.