/// Tech Scores on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List: Gates, Sandberg, Mayer and More

August 26, 2012  |  All Things Digital


Women in tech had a good showing on Forbes magazine’s 2012 “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list, which came out this past week. Like the higher-profile tally from Fortune, it features the female movers and shakers from a variety of arenas. No. 1 on the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has certainly had her hands full with the economic crisis in Europe this past year. But women related to tech also were numerous in the group, so here’s the rundown: No. 4: Melinda Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation No. 10: Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook No. 15: Virginia Rometty, president and CEO, IBM No. 17: Ursula Burns, president and CEO, Xerox No. 18: Meg Whitman, CEO, Hewlett-Packard No. 21: Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo No. 25: Susan Wojcicki, SVP, Google No. 29: Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief, Huffington Post Media Group, AOL No. 48: Safra Katz, president and CFO, Oracle No. 49: Laurene Powell Jobs, founder and chair, Emerson Collective No. 58: Padmasree Warrior, CTO and chief strategy officer, Cisco No. 70: Sue Gardner, executive director, WikiMedia Foundation No. 84: Mary Meeker, general partner, Kleiner Perkins

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Tech Scores on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List: Gates, Sandberg, Mayer and More


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