Photos: Highest paid women

Women have long struggled to reach equality in pay, and while many argue that equality has still not been met, here are 10 women who have risen to the top of the ranks among women in the business world. <!-- -->
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</br>In 2011 Safra A. Catz made $51.7 million as president and CFO of Oracle, making her the highest-paid female business executive in the United States.<!-- -->
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</br>To see more of the highest paid women in business <a href='http://money.cnn.com/gallery/magazines/fortune/2012/09/27/25-highest-paid-women.fortune/10.html'>check out CNNMoney's list. </a>

Women have long struggled to reach equality in pay, and while many argue that equality has still not been met, here are 10 women who have risen to the top of the ranks among women in the business world.

In 2011 Safra A. Catz made $51.7 million as president and CFO of Oracle, making her the highest-paid female business executive in the United States.

To see more of the highest paid women in business check out CNNMoney's list.