Today, there are just 110 eligible women who have beat out men for top posts this year, including Lynn Laverty Elsenhans (No. 39), the new chief of Sunoco; Gail Kelly (No. 11), who heads Australian bank Westpac; and Jane Mendillo (No. 42), who was just named to run the US$35 billion Harvard University endowment. In total, the women ranked on this list control $26 trillion worldwide.