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    The 25 Most Powerful Women In The World

    Kickin' ass and taking names.

    This week, Forbes named the 2015 Most Powerful Women in the World, which spans a wide array of entrepreneurs, CEOS, celebrities, activists, heads of state, and philanthropists.

    Here are the top 25:

    1. Angela Merkel β€” Chancellor, Germany

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    2. Hillary Clinton β€” Presidential candidate, United States

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    3. Melinda Gates β€” Co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United States

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    4. Janet Yellen β€” Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank, United States

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    5. Mary Barra β€” CEO of General Motors, United States

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    6. Christine Lagarde β€” Managing director of the International Monetary Fund, France

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    7. Dilma Rousseff β€” President, Brazil

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    8. Sheryl Sandberg β€” COO of Facebook, United States

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    9. Susan Wojcicki β€” CEO of Youtube, United States

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    10. Michelle Obama β€” First Lady, United States

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    11. Park Geun-Hye β€” President, South Korea

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    12. Oprah Winfrey β€” Media mogul, United States

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    13. Virginia Rometty β€” CEO of IBM, United States

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    14. Meg Whitman β€” CEO of Hewlett-Packard, United States

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    15. Indra Nooyi β€” CEO of PepsiCo, United States

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    16. Cristina Kirchner β€” President, Argentina

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    17. Irene Rosenfeld β€” CEO of Mondelez, United States

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    18. Ana Patricia Botin β€” Chair of Banco Santander, Spain

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    19. Abigail Johnson β€” CEO of Fidelity Investments, United States

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    20. Marillyn Hewson β€” Chair, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin, United States

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    21. BeyoncΓ© Knowles β€” Entertainer and entrepreneur, United States

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    22. Marissa Mayer β€” CEO of Yahoo, United States

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    23. Helen Clark β€” Head of the United Nations Development Programme, New Zealand

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    24. Safra Catz β€” Co-CEO of Oracle, United States

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    25. Angela Ahrendts β€” Senior Vice President of Apple, United States

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