Rama Yade is a Senegalese-born French politician and the author of several books. She served as the French Secretary of Human Rights from 2007 to 2009, and the Secretary of Sports from 2009 to 2010. She was the Permanent Delegate of France to UNESCO from December 2010 to June 2011. She was vice president of the centre-right Radical Party until 25 September 2015. She announced her candidacy in the 2017 French presidential election, but subsequently failed to amass sufficient signatures to stand.

We are proud of her achievement and we name her Most Influential 100 Class of 2018 Politics and Governance Category.