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The Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List

In a one-on-one conversation hosted by PepsiCo, Black Enterprise Women of Power attendees enjoyed a dynamic power luncheon with business mogul Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments LLC. Interviewed by Black Enterprise's Editorial Director and Women of Power TV host Caroline Clarke, ...

Joyce Banda became Malawi's first female president in April 2012 and is on Forbes' list of the world's 100 most powerful women. See who else made the list. (via Forbes)

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THE LADIES STYLE: World's Most Powerful Women

The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. The women were the most powerful women in the world. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so severe, he paid tribute to this powerful Black Woman Queen Califia by naming the state after her. California literally means, “the land where Black women live."

14 Media Women Comprise Forbes’ List of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

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Euzhan Palcy - the first black woman to direct a Hollywood feature film.

Juanita E. Jackson Mitchell was the first black woman to graduate from the University of Maryland law school and the first Black woman to practice law in Maryland. Originally denied admission to the University in 1927, she attended Morgan State College and transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after two years. With legal support from the Baltimore branch of the NAACP, which her mother headed, Mitchell was admitted when the university dropped their racial barriers.

Dr. Shirley Jackson, the first black woman to earn a doctorate at MIT. Many other accomplishments/firsts, among them the first black woman to helm a a polytechnic institue (Renslaaer(. // 7 Black Female Pioneers in Education | Madame Noire | Black Women's Lifestyle Guide | Black Hair | Black Love

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