Current Female World Leaders Social Media, Ranked - Social Studies

Current Female World Leaders Social Media, Ranked

20 women hold the office of Head of State or Head of Government in 2018, which, though not insignificant, represents just 6.3% of the total number of world leaders. Here’s which female leaders you can follow on social media, by country.

Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms

@theroyalfamily @HMRoyalQueen @RoyalFamily
 Followers: 4,126,722

#️⃣Mentions: 499,862

🔥Engagement: 1.18%

📈30-Day Growth: 6.2% (+241.2k)

Followers: 250,817 Followers: 3,837,454

📍 Position Held Since: 1952

🌟 Claim to Fame: The longest currently-reigning monarch and head of state.

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany


 Followers: 748,343

#️⃣Mentions: 52,855

🔥Engagement: 2.21%

📈30-Day Growth: 5.38% (+38.3k)

Followers: 2,543,216 Followers: 44,508

📍 Position Held Since: 2005

🌟 Claim to Fame: Commonly thought to be the most powerful woman in the world.

Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar

  None. /aungsansuukyi @OfficialSuuKyi

#️⃣Mentions: 15,874

Followers: 1,988,580 Followers: 20,949

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: Recipient of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia

 @predsjednicarh /KolindaGrabarKitarovic @KolindaGK
 Followers: 357,666

#️⃣Mentions: 456

🔥Engagement: 7.07%

 Followers: 753,870 Followers: 113,139

📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former Croatian Ambassador to the UN and former Minister of Foreign and European Affairs

Theresa MayPrime Minister of the United Kingdom

  @theresamay /TheresaMayOfficial @theresa_may
 Followers: 96,752

#️⃣Mentions: 78,285

🔥Engagement: 3.35%

📈30-Day Growth: 6.92% (+6.3k)

Followers: 593,728 Followers: 690,705

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities

Sheikh Hasina Wajed, Prime Minister of Bangladesh

  None. /SheikhHasinaWazed  @sheikhhasina

#️⃣Mentions: 1,903

Followers: 1,279,317 Followers: 41,873

📍 Position Held Since: 2009

Jacinda ArdernPrime Minister of New Zealand

  @jacindaardern /jacindaardern

 Followers: 275,190

#️⃣Mentions: 4,882

🔥Engagement: 5.9%

📈30-Day Growth: 4.51 (+11.9k)

Followers: 311,825 Followers: 198,440

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

🌟 Claim to Fame: Youngest prime minister in the world at age 37.

Erna SolbergPrime Minister of Norway

  @erna_solberg /ernasolberg @erna_solberg
 Followers: 83,582

#️⃣Mentions: 4,292

🔥Engagement: 4.58%

📈30-Day Growth: 3.86% (+3.1k)

Followers: 241,023 Followers: 275,741

📍 Position Held Since: 2013

Dalia Grybauskaite President of Lithuania

  None. /D.Grybauskaite @Grybauskaite_LT

#️⃣Mentions: 186

 Followers: 369,692 Followers: 252,095

📍 Position Held Since: 2009

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office and the first President of Lithuania to be re-elected

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta /PresidentofMalta @presidentMT
 Followers: 4,775

#️⃣Mentions: 119

🔥Engagement: 3.3%

Followers: 118,571 Followers: 18,229

📍 Position Held Since: 2014

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former minister for the Family and Social Solidarity

Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia 

  None. /KerstiKaljulaid @KerstiKaljulaid

#️⃣Mentions: 909

 Followers: 57,644 Followers: 16,781

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office and the youngest president of Estonia

Katrín JakobsdóttirPrime Minister of Iceland

  None. /VGKatrinJakobsdottir @katrinjak

#️⃣Mentions: 4,876

Followers: 15,931 Followers: 14,650

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

Ana BrnabicPrime Minister of Serbia

  None.  None.  @anabrnabic

#️⃣Mentions: 81

Followers: 14,068

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman and first openly gay person to hold the office

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal

 None.  None. @president_nepal

#️⃣Mentions: 30

Followers: 2,303

📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office

Hilda Heine, President of The Marshall Islands 

 None.  None. @President_Heine

#️⃣Mentions: 11

Followers: 3,506

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: First female leader in the Pacific; First person in the Marshall Islands to earn a doctorate degree

Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark

 None. None. None.

#️⃣Mentions: 456

📍 Position Held Since: 1972

🌟 Claim to Fame: Her paintings.

Saara Kuugongelwa, Prime Minister of Namibia

  None.  None.  None.

#️⃣Mentions: 4


📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: She’s the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Namibia.

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