FORTUNE 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 
FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
These 7 women have made it onto our Power 50 each year since its inception back in 1998.
43 25 Cathleen Black Hearst Magazines
9 8 Andrea Jung Avon
34 4 Shelley Lazarus WPP
18 18 Judy McGrath MTV
19 17 Ann Moore Time Inc.
3* 10 Marjorie Scardino Pearson
8 2 Oprah Winfrey Harpo
From the October 15, 2007 issue
*On international list
Highest pay
These women are among the highest paid in corporate America.
1 Zoe Cruz $30 million
2 Susan Decker $25 million
3 Irene B. Rosenfeld $19.2 million
Young and powerful
29 Sheryl Sandberg 38
26 Charlene Begley 40
12 Sallie Krawcheck 42
How we pick the Most Powerful Women
FORTUNE ranks women in for-profit companies based on the size, importance, and health of their business in the global economy; career momentum; and social and cultural influence. If you have further questions about the Most Powerful Women list, please e-mail