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25. Dr Ruth (1928-)

After escaping Nazi Germany and losing her parents in the Holocaust she went on to become an Israeli soldier, an academic and one of the most famous sex therapists in history. She’s also authored more than 40 books.

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26. Jenji Kohan

She's been a disruptive force in the TV biz for decades. As one of Hollywood's few female showrunners, she's created hits like "Orange is the New Black" and "Weeds," earning 11 Emmy nominations and 1 win.

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27. Linda Lingle (1953-)

In 2002 she became both Hawaii’s first female governor and its first Jewish governor. She served until 2010.

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28. Madeleine Kunin (1933-)

In 1985 she made history becoming Vermont’s first female governor. Her victory also made her the first Jewish Woman to be Governor of any state.

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29. Judy Genshaft

In her 19 years at @USouthFlorida she's become one of the most influential and highest paid University Presidents in the country. Considered to be one of the most admired Jewish women in academia, she’s officially retiring this July.

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30. Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)

She fled Nazi Germany for Paris and then escaped to America where she became one of the most influential scholars on the philosophy of totalitarianism. She famously coined the phrase “the banality of evil” re: the Holocaust.

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31. Edie Windsor (1929-2017)

The tech pioneer and LGBTQ icon became forever etched in history when her Supreme Court case US v. Windsor overturned the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013.

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