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The Most Influential Women Of 2018

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford
Despite the harassment, death threats, and unbelievable turmoil that she and her family endured when they were thrust into the limelight when she agreed to testify about Brett Kavanaugh's assault on her decades before, Dr. Ford stood tall and faced critics, hatred, and conspiracy theories with strength, class, and gumption. She taught thousands of sexual assault survivors that the bravest thing you can do, no matter how hard it may seem, is to speak your truth.