The editorial Forbes published the 100 most powerful women in the country in different areas. The criteria were: hard power: which is related to the “resources they manage, such as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), income, net worth or assets.”

Also, impact, which is related to the collaborations or populations of which they are leaders thanks to their power and influence; dynamic power, which brings together creative influence from audiences and communities, and soft power, related to the actions they take with the influence they have gained.

And among those chosen are the vice president Francia Marquez, the singer Carol G. and the soccer player Linda Caicedo, as well as the tennis player Camila Osorio. Also, Johana Bahamón, for her work with the country’s prisoners.

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Also on the list are chef Leonor Espinosa, actress Sofía Vergara, businesswoman and philanthropist Beatriz Dávila from Santo Domingo and the mayoress of Bogotá, Claudia López.

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Besides, María Lorena Gutiérrez, president of Corficolombiana; Margarita Cabello, Attorney General of the Nation; Adriana Noreña, vice president of Google for Latin America; Luz María Correa, former president and shareholder of El Cóndor; Ángela López, president of Mazda Colombia; Ángela Hurtado, president of JP Morgan Colombia; Ángela Zuluaga, Global Vice President and Integrated Communications Leader at Coca-Cola; Camila Escobar, president of Procafecol (Juan Valdez); Lina Monsalve, president of Mercado Libre for Colombia and Venezuela; María Andrea Vargas: general manager of Natura Colombia, and the athlete Mariana Pajón.