Olga Kurylenko is a Ukrainian-French model and actress. She gained international recognition after playing a Bond girl in the 2008 film Quantum of Solace. Olga Kurylenko serves as an inspiration to many young girls as she overcame her difficult childhood to become the face of popular brands like Clarins and Bebe.
Born in present-day Ukraine and brought up in the United States, the phenomenal rise of Golda Meir to become the prime minister of Israel was driven by her sheer leadership qualities. She steered her country amid hostilities from its neighbourhood during her eventful term as premier which also saw the Yom Kippur War. She is remembered as a strong-willed woman.
The feisty Orange Revolution leader Yulia Tymoshenko became Ukraine’s first lady prime minister in 2005 and was back in power from 2007 to 2010. She made her signature blonde ponytail, sometimes worn in a crown-shaped braid, a fashion statement. Tymoshenko was on Forbes’s list of the world’s most powerful women.
11 Oxana Malaya
18 Ani Lorak
23 Iana Kasian
24 Natalie Burn
29 Maryna Moroz
35 Sofia Rotaru
Anna Bessonova is a former individual rhythmic gymnast who represented Ukraine in several important events like the Olympics and World Championships. One of the most celebrated rhythmic gymnasts from Ukraine, Bessonova has two Olympic bronze medals, five World Championship gold medals, and three European Championship gold medals under her belt. Over the years, she has also participated in charity projects.