Globalization has given women in international business a big boost, at least according to Fortune. These women have come forward with new ideas in business and as the heads of billion dollar companies. They have taken their place in what used to be a very male dominated industry. The growing business economy of China and India, among others, has helped more women gain a foothold in the international business race. Companies are looking for more worldly board members and women are the ones who are rising to the occasion. Here are the 50 most powerful women in international business.