Hillary Clinton’s Road To The Nomination Was Paved By Other Women Who Ran : NPR

I will go one step further and say that every woman who decided that she was the equal of a man in every way shape and form has helped secretary Clinton become the nominee of the democratic party for president. In my mind Barbara Jordan stands out. Her incredible used of the spoken word and her gravitas made me at an early age wanting more women empower. I got to spend some time with Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and she too formed how I see women in politics and how I prefer them to men.

Democrat Geraldine Ferraro waves from the podium after accepting the vice presidential nomination at the the Democratic National Convention in 1984.