These MAKERS Made Fortune's 2017 World's Greatest Leaders List

Featuring men and women of all backgrounds, MAKERS Samantha Bee, Ava DuVernayMelinda Gates, and more topped Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders list for 2017.

Of the fifty listed leaders, Gates, Cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, made it to No. 4; DuVernay, film director and screenwriter, was No. 6; and Bee, host and executive producer of "Full Frontal," came in at No. 19.

What's even better? These three incredible MAKERS made up under 14 percent of the women on the list. In other words, there are 19 other incredible female leaders making the top 50, including Angela Merkel (10), Shakira (27), and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (42).

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