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Forbes recently released their 2015 World’s Most Powerful Women list, spotlighting leading power women whose influence has global impact.
Choosing from a preliminary group of over 300 candidates, the 100 women were selected based off money, media presence, spheres of influence and impact. While several familiar names such as Oprah Winfrey, First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton made the list, the dynamic group is rounded out with women who are making power moves in philanthropy, business, technology, finance and several other fields.
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