List reveals 10 of the richest women in history

Girl power is at an all-time high in 2018. Female entrepreneurship in the U.S. is on the rise, more and more women are landing C-level jobs in top companies and one woman even ranks among the top 10 billionaires in the world.

Although women still have a long way to go in some areas, the progress made so far is thanks in part to these fierce women who’ve paved the way.

Click through and learn about powerful women who are worth tons of money.

Rachel Farrow and Priscilla Aguilera contributed to the reporting for this article.