Global ranking of billionaires includes 99 women

04/16/2008 | Financial Post (Canada)

Forbes' new list of billionaires has 16 more women on the list than it did last year -- now taking 99 spots on the male-dominated list of 1,125 billionaires worldwide. Of the 99, 10 are self-made women who built their vast fortunes themselves. Financial Times highlights a dozen women whose business acumen has put them on the billionaire's list, including Oprah Winfrey, Teresa F. Heinz Kerry, J.K. Rowling and Meg Whitman.

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