‘Fortune’s’ ’50 most powerful women’ list features 3 black females
Fortune has revealed their list of this year’s 50 most powerful women in business — and while the occupations of those included vary, the racial identities of these individuals are not as diverse.
The world’s most influential businesswomen represent some of the biggest and most successful global companies. But among the 50 women mentioned, only three are African-American.
The three black women included are: Ursula Burns, CEO and president of Xerox; Rosalind Brewer, CEO and president of Sam’s Club; and Shonda Rhimes, the creative executive producer and the mastermind behind popular TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal.
Burns ranked 13 on the list, Brewer came in at 15 and Rhimes made the list at No. 50. Their net worth or salary information was not provided.
The publication also recently released their list of the 50 most powerful international women, which did not feature any black women.
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