03/04/2014 01:33 pm ET Updated Mar 04, 2014

25 Boomer Women Who Rule The World

SAUL LOEB via Getty Images

Around the globe, women of the baby boom generation have risen to the highest levels in many fields — from business and politics to media and the arts. In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate these 50+ females who are among the most powerful people on the planet.

Jill Abramson, Executive Editor, New York Times
The 59-year-old Abramson survived internal politics to ascend in 2011 to the top editorial position, where she sets the agenda for one of the world’s most influential newspapers.

Read more on AARP