#5 Laurene Powell Jobs
Powell Jobs is the richest women in the technology industry. She is the widow of Apple’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs.
On October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs died and afterward Powell Jobs inherited Steven P. Jobs Trust, which as of May 2013 had a 7.3% stake in The Walt Disney Company worth approximately $11.1 billion, and 38.5 million shares of Apple Inc.
She is also the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, social justice and environmental conservation. Her worth is $19.5 billion.
#6 Jaqueline Mars
Jacqueline Mars is the owner of popular candy-bar: Mars. The candy bar was originally created back in 1911 by Frank Mars, Jacqueline’s grandfather.
He started the business small, from his own kitchen in Washington. The company touched the heights of the sky when Jacqueline’s father joined.
She owns the companies that produce these bars, along with some other products like Uncle Ben’s rice and Whiskas for animals, particularly for cats and dogs.
Her worth is about $26.6 billion.