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25 Boomer Women Who Rule The World

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference at the US Embassy in Yangon on December 2, 2011. Clint
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference at the US Embassy in Yangon on December 2, 2011. Clinton is traveling to the country on a two-day visit, the first by a US Secretary of State in more than 50 years. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Around the globe, women of the baby boom generation have risen to the highest levels in many fields — from business and politics to media and the arts. In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate these 50+ females who are among the most powerful people on the planet.

Jill Abramson, Executive Editor, New York Times
The 59-year-old Abramson survived internal politics to ascend in 2011 to the top editorial position, where she sets the agenda for one of the world’s most influential newspapers.

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