Forbes Vietnam has unveiled the list of the 50 most influential women in Vietnam in 2019 with 20 of whom entrepreneurs (Photo: forbesvietnam.com.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – Business magazine Forbes Vietnam revealed on March 4 its list of the 50 most influential women in Vietnam in 2019, 20 of whom are entrepreneurs.

The selected entrepreneurs include General Director of Nutifood Nutrition Food JSC Tran Thi Le, General Director of Saigon Trading Group (Satra) Le Minh Trang, and Chairwoman of HD Bank and General Director of Vietjet Air Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.

Among the female entrepreneurs, 40 percent were named on the list for the first time.

Meanwhile, some of the listed names have continually been present in Forbes Vietnam’s lists of top business leaders like General Director of Vinamilk Mai Kieu Lien, Chairwoman of REE Nguyen Thi Mai Thanh, and Chairwoman of PNJ Cao Thi Ngoc Dung. 

“This has shown the firmness, tenacity, and great influence of these leading businesswomen,” said Managing Editor of Forbes Vietnam Vo Quoc Khanh.

The list also covers the fields of politics, science-education, social work, communications, arts, creativity, and sports.

It was compiled using Forbes methodology applied to selecting the most powerful women annually and also taking into account Vietnam’s particular situation.–VNA