Forbes has released the list for the "100 Most Powerful Women in the World" and 10 black women made this year's list.

Of course, First Lady Michelle Obama came in highest of the ten, rolling in at number seven. Following just three spots behind was TV titan Oprah Winfrey. Check out the list below of the other eight black women on the list.

7. Michelle Obama

10. Oprah

17. Ursula Burns, Chaiman and CEO, Xerox

32. Beyonce

50. Rosalind Brewer, President and CEO, Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart Stores

52. Helene Gayle, President, CEO, CARE

69. Etharian Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme, United Nations

71. Joyce Banda, President, Malawi

81. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria

82. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President, Liberia

The top spot went to Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany while the United States' own Hillary Clinton came in at number two in her job as Secretary of the State. Ten out of 100 is not a huge amount, but it is a remarkable list to be a part of and these women are true role models.

 

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