Age
Just one of the women on this year's list is under 40, but 17 are under 50 years old.
Rank Name Company Age
42 Marissa Mayer Google 35
38 Meredith Whitney Meredith Whitney Advisory Group 40
16 Sheryl Sandberg Facebook 41
43 Susan Wojcicki Google 42
20 Charlene Begley GE 43
30 Mary Callahan Erdoes J.P. Morgan Chase 43
48 Shari Ballard Best Buy 44
50 Katie Cotton Apple 44
24 Sallie Krawcheck Bank of America 45
36 Kathleen Murphy Fidelity Personal Investing 47
39 Gina Drosos Procter & Gamble 47
46 Lauren Zalaznick GE 47
11 Safra Catz Oracle 48
21 Abigail Johnson Fidelity 48
35 Rosalind Brewer Wal-Mart Stores 48
13 Melanie Healey Procter & Gamble 49
26 Susan Wagner BlackRock 49
4 Angela Braly WellPoint 50
27 Deirdre Connelly GlaxoSmithKline 50
29 Pamela Nicholson Enterprise Holdings 50
34 Gail Boudreaux UnitedHealth Group 50
44 Lorrie Norrington eBay 50
12 Sherilyn McCoy Johnson & Johnson 51
22 Susan Ivey Reynolds American 51
28 Cathie Lesjak Hewlett-Packard 51
5 Andrea Jung Avon Products 52
9 Ursula Burns Xerox 52
14 Ann Livermore Hewlett-Packard 52
15 Anne Sweeney Walt Disney 52
47 Amy Pascal Sony 52
49 Phebe Novakovic General Dynamics 52
8 Ginni Rometty IBM 53
23 Susan Chambers Wal-Mart Stores 53
1 Indra Nooyi PepsiCo 54
7 Ellen Kullman DuPont 54
41 Lynn Elsenhans Sunoco 54
25 Jan Fields McDonald's 55
40 Maggie Wilderotter Frontier Communications 55
6 Oprah Winfrey Harpo and OWN 56
17 Carol Meyrowitz TJX Cos. 56
31 Joanne Maguire Lockheed Martin 56
32 Marillyn Hewson Lockheed Martin 56
2 Irene Rosenfeld Kraft Foods 57
3 Patricia Woertz Archer Daniels Midland 57
19 Barbara Desoer Bank of America 57
33 Linda Gooden Lockheed Martin 57
18 Judy McGrath Viacom 58
37 Linda Hudson BAE Systems 60
45 Bonnie Hammer GE 60
10 Carol Bartz Yahoo 62
From the October 18, 2010 issue