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  • Title
    Co-CEO and President
  • Affiliation
    Ariel Investments
  • Age
    51
  • 2019 Rank
    48

A board member at Starbucks and JPMorgan, Hobson has spoken out about the role of financial inequality in the recent civil unrest, noting that corporations can no longer sit on the sidelines on these issues. And her influence goes beyond the corporate realm: Hobson is a likely contender for a Biden cabinet seat, and she will be the first Black woman to lend her name to a Princeton residential college.

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