FORTUNE magazine has released its annual 50 most powerful women in business, and four African-American women made the list.
On its website, FORTUNE says, “This year’s Most Powerful Women are shaping the future of technology, defense and media — and overseeing more than $1 trillion in revenue.”
Chairman and CEO of Xerox Ursula Burns ranked high on the list at number 7, followed by president and CEO of Sam’s Club and Wal-Mart Stores Rosalind Brewer at number 13, EVP of Information Systems and Global Solutions at Lockheed Martin Linda Gooden ranked number 34. And Oprah Winfrey, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of OWN came in at number 50.
All four women were on the 2011 list. Burns and Brewer moved up on the list, while Gooden and Winfrey were ranked lower than last year.
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