Only 17 are led by women

from Sheryl Sandberg – Introduction (Lean In) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Those would be, in order of year elected, beginning in 2005:

Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel
Liberia, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Argentina, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Bangledesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed
Iceland, Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir
Lithuania, President Dalia Grybauskaite
Costa Rica, President Laura Chinchilla
Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Australia, Prime Minister Julia Gillard 
Slovakia, Prime Minister Iveta Radicová 
Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff
Kosovo, President Atifete Jahjaga
Thailand, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
Denmark, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Jamaica, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller
Malawi, President Joyce Banda
South Korea, President Park Geun-hye

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