World's most powerful women 2014

Published: Aug 23 2012 01:54:35 PM EDT   Updated On: May 28 2014 04:33:37 PM EDT

Here's a look at the world's most powerful women of 2014, as complied by Forbes.

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Each year, Forbes ranks the most powerful women in the world based on both the traditional classifications of power (political and economic might) and those who have risen to the top of the social and cultural landscape.

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