Wendi Murdoch, Queen Rania, Indra Nooyi: The New Power Women

Hundreds of the world’s most powerful women—from Queen Rania to Martha Stewart—gathered Wednesday night to spotlight the plight of poor and deprived women. View our gallery.

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Wendi Murdoch, Sarah Brown, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, Nicole Kidman, Liya Kebede and Indra Nooyi

At the 4th annual Important Dinner for Women last month, 300 women leaders gathered to discuss the issue of maternal mortality in the developing world. Read Wendi Murdoch, Queen Rania Al Abdullah, and Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi speak out against the fact that half a million women lose their lives each year due to largely preventable complications related to pregnancy.

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Naomi Campbell and Iman

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Sarah Brown and Barbara Bush

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Wendi Murdoch and Nicole Kidman

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Melania Trump

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Martha Stewart and Shania Twain

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Christy Turlington

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Tyra Banks, Liya Kebede and Veronica Webb

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Diane Von Furstenberg

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Indra Nooyi and Molly Sims

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Jessica Alba

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Naomi Campbell and Gayle King

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Vera Wang

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Sarah Brown and Geri Halliwell

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Diana Taylor and Sarah Ferguson