1. Sahle-Work Zewde
2. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
She is the second woman on this list. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She served as a minister under the administration of president Goodluck Jonathan. She also worked with president Olusegun Obasanjo. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala currently serves as the Director General of the World Trade Organization.
3. Samia Suluhu Hassan
She is one of the most powerful women in Africa. Samia Suluhu Hassan is the incumbent president of Tanzania. She took over after the death of John Magufuli. Samia Suluhu Hassan is very influential within Africa. She takes major decisions in Tanzania.