The list – researched by City & State staff and written by journalist Alice Popovici – highlights New York’s most influential female leaders, also including female commissioners, business executives, nonprofit leaders, advocates, academics and others who are in the arena of New York politics and government.

“On this #InternationalGirlsDay, I’m reminded of my mother, sisters, and all of the smart, passionate women I had as peers and role models growing up. I am who I am today because of the women who supported me, helped build my confidence, and encouraged me to pursue my interests.”

See her placement on the list (link).