She is Michelle Bachelet, the Chile-born human rights advocate and former politician who was this summer appointed as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
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Bachelet, 67, a divorced mother of three, was the first female President of Chile, serving from 2004 to 2008 and 2014 to 2016. She is also a torture survivor who fled to Australia during Augusto Pinochet’s military coup in Chile, Bachelet sees herself as a “voice for the voiceless.”
Bachelet’s UN appointment is for a four-year term and since taking up the post, has condemned the Trump administration’s separation of migrant families and the Rohingya refugee crisis.
She ranked at #85 on the list which is dominated by Americans.