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Forbes has released their 100 most powerful women in the world list and Nigeria’s billionaire Folorunsho Alakija & Outgoing Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are on the list, which also includes Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Taylor Swift, Hilary Clinton, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and many others.

According to Forbes, This is a definitive annual audit of the foremost heads of state, iconic entrepreneurs and CEOS, celebrity role models, billionaire activists, and pioneer philanthropists, all ranked by money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact

Okonjo-Iweala is number 48 this year (#44 in 2014) & Alakija who is worth $2.1 billion is number 87 (#96 in 2014)

Full List:

1.                        Angela Merkel        

2.                        Hillary Clinton        

3.                        Melinda Gates        

4.                        Janet Yellen             

5.                        Mary Barra 

6.                        Christine Lagarde  

7.                        Dilma Rousseff       

8.                       Sheryl Sandberg     

9.                        Susan Wojcicki       

10.                        Michelle Obama    

11.                        Park Geun-hye       

12.                        Oprah Winfrey      

13.                        Ginni Rometty        

14.                        Meg Whitman        

15.                        Indra Nooyi 

16                        Cristina Fernández de Kirchner 

17.                        Irene Rosenfeld     

18.                        Ana Patricia Botín 

19.                        Abigail Johnson      

20.                        Marillyn Hewson   

21.                       Beyoncé Knowles  

22.                        Marissa Mayer       

23.                        Helen Clark             

24.                        Safra Catz    

25.                        Angela Ahrendts    

26.                       Ellen Kullman          

27.                        Michelle Bachelet  

28.                        Anna Wintour        

29.                       Ursula Burns            

30.                       Arundhati Bhattacharya  

                        Sri Mulyani Indrawati      

                        Ruth Porat   

                        Lucy Peng    

                        Loretta Lynch         

                        Chanda Kochhar    

                        Federica Mogherini          

                        Gina Rinehart         

                        Nancy Pelosi           

                        Adena Friedman    

                        Ewa Kopacz

                        Queen Elizabeth II 

                        Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi 

                        Ho Ching      

                        Laurene Powell Jobs         

                        Renée James           

                        Drew Gilpin Faust             

                        Ertharin Cousin      

                        Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala       

                        Samantha Power  

                        Ellen DeGeneres    

                        Amy Hood   

                        Bonnie Hammer    

                        Mary Callahan Erdoes      

                        Angelina Jolie                     

                        Beth Comstock       

                        Phebe Novakovic  

                        Sofía Vergara         

                        Donna Langley       

                        Sheikh Hasina Wajed       

                        Katie Jacobs Stanton        

                        Arianna Huffington          

                        Margaret Chan      

                        Mary Jo White       

                        Taylor Swift            

                        Rosalind Brewer    

                        Nemat (Minouche) Shafik          

                        Lubna S. Olayan    

                        Peng Liyuan

                        Zhang Xin    

                        Güler Sabanci         

                        Elvira Nabiullina     

                        Elizabeth Holmes   

                        Tory Burch  

                        Dana Walden         

                        Diane von Furstenberg                

                       Carol Meyrowitz    

                       Mary Meeker         

                        Solina Chau 

                        Miuccia Prada        

                        Katharine Viner     

                        Shakira Mebarak   

                        Yao Chen     

                        Fabiola Gianotti     

                        Padmasree Warrior          

                        Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw   

                        Kaci Kullmann Five            

                        Folorunsho Alakija            

                        Judy Faulkner

                        Patricia Harris        

                        Gwynne Shotwell  

                        Sara Blakely            

                        Risa Lavizzo-Mourey        

                        Shobhana Bhartia 

                        Beth Brooke-Marciniak   

                        Weili Dai      

                        Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf        

                        Raja Easa Al Gurg  

                        Jenny Lee     

99.                        Greta Van Susteren          

100.                        Lee Boo-Jin