Winfrey, Knowles, Shakira in Forbes list of powerful women

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By indiantelevision.com Team Posted on : 21 Jun 2014 05:32 pm

NEW DELHI: Actor-presenter Oprah Winfrey and singer Beyonce Knowles have once again made it to the Forbes list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.’
 
While Wifrey is at number 14, Knowles is at number 17, just ahead of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at 18.
 
PepsiCo chairperson and CEO Indra Nooyi is placed at 13 (as against 10 last year) while Cisco Systems chief technology and strategy officer Padmasree Warrior is at 71 (against 57 last year).
 
Actor Angelina Jolie is at number 50 and has fallen from last year’s ranking of 37.
 
Other prominent women from the media and entertainment industry in the list are Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairperson Amy Pascal at 28, actress Sofia Vergara at 32, NBC Universal chairperson Bonnie Hammer at 42, TV Personality and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres at 46, Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington at 52,  singers Shakira Mebarak at 48 and Lady Gaga at 67 and Chinese actress Yao Chen at 83.

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