20 Famous Females in Positions of Power

Angela Ahrendts 1 of 21

Women have never been more powerful in history then they are right now. Get inspired by these 20 amazing women in business and leadership who are empowering women around the world to do great things!

For starters, take a look at Angela Ahrendts. Originally born in Indiana, she rose to prominence in the world of fashion and became the CEO of Burberry in London. Since taking the role in 2006, the company has seen a substantial growth in profitability and market share. As of 2013, Mrs. Ahrendts was one of the highest paid CEOs in the United Kingdom. In October, it was announced that she will join Apple, Inc as the Senior Vice President of Retail & Online Stores.