14 of 'World's Most Powerful Women' have Philly ties

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Safra Catz, chief financial officer and co-president of Oracle, was a Wharton undergrad before getting her law degree from Penn.

Forbes' annual list of the world's 100 most influential women includes 14 who run major institutions in the greater Philadelphia region, or who have residential or educational roots here. Here's the list in reverse order, with ranking by Forbes before the name.

Forget Lady Gaga (No. 15 on the Forbes list), because the rumors were bogus about her moving to Lancaster County, where boyfriend Taylor Kinney ("Vampire Diaries") grew up. For the full list, go to Forbes.com.

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