Britain’s 100 Most Influential Women - Leona Makes the List

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Britain’s 100 Most Influential Women - Leona Makes the List

Post by erront55 on Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:51 am

Leona has made the list of the 100 most influental people in Britain published in todays Daily Mail

Thanks to Aidan for finding.

From JK Rowling to Liz Hurley (and even Cocaine Kate): Are these REALLY Britain's 100 most influential women?
By Linda Kelsey
11th October 2010
Just 15 years ago she was a ­penniless single mother.
But today JK Rowling tops a list of Britain’s most influential ­women, as compiled by a panel of top magazine editors to ­celebrate the 100th ­anniversary of The National Magazine ­Company.
Here we reproduce the entire list. So who made it in... and who didn’t?


1 JK Rowling, 45, author of the Harry Potter series
2 Victoria Beckham, 36, football WAG and singer turned fashion designer
3 Her Majesty the Queen, 84, monarch since 1952
4 Shami Chakrabarti, 41, director of human rights pressure group Liberty
5 Cheryl Cole, 27, singer and judge on The X Factor
6 Samantha Cameron, 39, wife of the Prime Minister
7 Cath Kidston, 51, designer
8 Kate Moss, 36, supermodel
9 Dame Vivienne Westwood, 69, fashion designer
10 Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, 41, paralympian



The rest, listed in alphabetical order
Alexa Chung, 26, TV presenter
Amanda Berry, 49, chief executive of Bafta
Amanda Nevill, 53, director of the British Film Institute
Angela Hartnett, 42, Michelin-starred chef
Annie Lennox, 55, singer
Anya Hindmarch, 42, handbag designer
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, 60, barrister, writer and Labour peer
Baroness Margaret Jay, 70, politician
Baroness Margaret Thatcher, 84, former Prime Minister
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, 39, Tory politician and first female Muslim in the Cabinet
Baroness Susan Greenfield, 60, scientist
Claudia Winkleman, 38, TV presenter
Dame Clara Furse, 53, former — and first female — chief executive of the London
Stock Exchange
Dame Dr Camila Batmanghelidjh, 47, founder of the Kids ­Company charity
Dame Ellen MacArthur, 34, sailor
Dame Gail Rebuck, 58, chair and chief executive of ­publisher Random House
Dame Helen Mirren, 65, actress
Dame Judi Dench, 75, actress
Dame Kelly Holmes, 40, athlete
Dame Marjorie Scardino, 63, chief executive of ­publishing group Pearson
Davina McCall , 42, TV presenter
Dawn French, 52, actress, writer and comedian
Delia Smith, 69, cookery writer and presenter
Diane Abbott, 57, Labour MP, shadow public health minister
Dianne Thompson, 59, chief ­executive of Camelot (operator of the National Lottery)
Dr Penelope Curtis, 49, ­director of Tate Britain
Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, 90, author and aristocrat
Elizabeth Hurley, 45, model
Emily Eavis, 31, co-organiser of the Glastonbury Festival
Emily Maitlis, 40, BBC ­Newsnight presenter
Emma Freud, 48, broadcaster and partner of film director Richard Curtis
Emma Thompson, 51, actress and screenwriter
Emma Watson, 20, actress and model
Erin O’Connor, 32, supermodel
Fearne Cotton, 29, TV presenter
Florence Welch, 24, singer
Harriet Lamb, 49, director of the Fairtrade Foundation
Helen Boaden, 54, director of BBC News
Helena Bonham Carter, 44, actress
Hilary Mantel, 58, novelist
Princess Anne, 60, Princess Royal
Jane Goldman, 40, screenwriter and wife of Jonathan Ross
Janet Street-Porter, 63, TV ­presenter and Mail columnist
Jay Hunt, 43, chief creative officer at Channel 4
Jenni Murray, 60, broadcaster and presenter of Woman’s Hour
Jennifer Saunders, 52, actress comedian and screenwriter
Jilly Cooper, 73, novelist
Joan Collins, 77, actress
Joanna Lumley, 64, actress
Julie Walters, 60, actress
Justine Roberts, 43, co-founder of Mumsnet
Kanya King, 41, founder of the Mobo awards
Karren Brady, 41, businesswoman
Kate Swann, 46, chief executive of WHSmith
Kate Winslet, 35, actress
Keira Knightley, 25, actress
Kirstie Allsopp, 39, TV presenter
Kirsty Wark, 55, Newsnight presenter
Kirsty Young, 41, TV and radio presenter
Lauren Laverne, 32, TV and radio presenter
Leona Lewis, 25, singer and former X Factor winner
Lily Allen, 25, singer
Lorraine Kelly, 51, TV presenter
Mariella Frostrup, 47, ­journalist and TV presenter
Martha Lane Fox, 37, businesswoman, co-counder of ­Lastminute.com
Mary Portas, 48, retail adviser and TV presenter
Meera Syal, 49, writer and actress
Natalie Massenet, 45, founder and executive chairman of Net-a-Porter
Nigella Lawson, 50, food writer and presenter
Oona King, 42, former Labour MP
Phoebe Philo, 37, fashion designer
Rebekah Brooks, 42, chief executive of News International
Roisin Donnelly, 48, head of ­marketing at Procter & Gamble UK and Ireland
Sally Greene, 54, theatre owner and producer
Sam Taylor-Wood, 43, artist and film director
Sandra Horley, 58, chief ­executive of Refuge
Sandy Powell, 50, triple Oscar-winning costume designer
Sarah Brown, 46, wife of former prime minister Gordon Brown
Sienna Miller, 28, actress
Sly Bailey, 48, chief executive of newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror
Stella McCartney, 39, fashion designer
Tamara Mellon, 43, president and co-founder of Jimmy Choo
Tessa Jowell, 63, Labour politician
Theresa May, 54, Home Secretary
Tracey Emin, 47, artist
Twiggy, 61, model, actress and singer
Vanessa Redgrave, 73, actress
Victoria Wood, 57, actress, comedian and screenwriter
Yasmin Le Bon, 45, model
Zaha Hadid, 59, architect

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1319450/From-JK-Rowling-Liz-Hurley-Cocaine-Kate--Are-REALLY-Britains-100-influential-women.html#ixzz12

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So proud of Leona

Post by Fifii on Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:25 am

Whatever anyone says, to be mentioned in the company of JK Rowling and the Quuen, Leona is simply brilliant. Well done! Smile

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