The 1% Club

Flannery, Russell
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p79
The article features several self-made female billionaires around the world on the "FORBES" list for 2006. Included in the list are Rosalia Mera, stakeholder in apparel manufacturer Inditex from Spain, Giuliana Benetton of Italy, Oprah Winfrey, queen of daytime TV and other media such as radio, books and Broadway in the U.S., and J. K. Rowling, author of "Harry Potter" books, from Great Britain.


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