There Are 15 New Self-Made Women On This Year's Forbes Billionaire List
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Forbes has released its Billionaire List, which tracks the world's richest people, and depressingly (but not surprisingly), only 2.7% of the people on it are women. Still, the proportion has almost tripled from from 1% a decade ago, and while most of the women inherited their fortunes, a quarter are self-made. In fact, this year's list contains a record-breaking number of female self-made billionaires.

There were 227 women total, including 56 self-made ones, 15 of whom were new to the group. The...

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