Top Female CEOs of the 2012 Inc. 500

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Of the 500 companies on this list, women lead just 10% of them. But the most successful among that impressive group are in industries as diverse as consulting, private jets, and mobile cloud services. And the woman in charge of No. 3, an IT firm, has steered three-year growth of more than 21,000%. View the Gallery to find out who she is and the company she leads. --Caitlin Berens