Powerful Women

Ruth Badar Ginsberg

Historical Women Who Changed Politics

We're taking another look at some important women from history and present day to continue our celebration of Women's History Month. From Shirley Chisholm to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the contributions of these women are many and have helped pave the way for our future.

Elizabeth D. Herman, a photographer and doctoral candidate in political science, takes Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s portrait on Capitol Hill.

A Conversation On Female Power With Photojournalist Elizabeth Herman

It is no secret that women have been seriously underrepresented in the history books. Photojournalist Elizabeth Herman, however, is out to change this by documenting each woman currently serving in the United States Congress. Herman discusses her experience capturing the electrifying energy of the women of the 116th Congress and the type of empowerment young women deserve to see in their lives, every day.