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5 Black Women Who Made the ‘Most Powerful Women in the World’ List

Thu., Aug. 23, 2012 12:13 PM EST
by Danielle Canada

 

Black Women Included in the ‘Most Powerful Women’ Ranking

For the ninth year in a row, the 100 most powerful women in the world have been ranked based on dollars, media presence and impact. Forbes magazine has presented their annual list, noting female standouts that include CEOs, women in technology, celebrity  role models, entrepreneurs, so called “healers” and businesswomen. Included in the top 50 are five black women who impact the world through their leadership in the world of business, politics and entertainment. Two of the aforementioned are CEOs who broke barriers to run powerhouse companies, another is  a history making woman in Washington, while the final two shine in the world of entertainment. Check out five black women who made Forbes‘ “Most Powerful Women in the World” list. –danielle canada 

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