Table for 12, Please: Avril Haines—Director of National Intelligence, Car Mechanic, Aviator, Bookstore Owner, Spy

Avril Haines is the first woman to lead the intelligence community, directing a total of 17 agencies and organizations, and serving as the principal advisor to the president, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to national security.

But before that, she was a caretaker for her sick mother, a judo practitioner, a car mechanic, a bookstore owner, and more.

Table for 12, Please: Janet Yellen Is Willing to be Dangerous

I remember what Stacey Abrams told me: “There are few things as dangerous as a woman with a plan and the perseverance to execute.” By that metric, Janet Yellen is as dangerous as it gets.

“Economics isn’t just something you find in a textbook. I believe economic policy can be a potent tool to improve society. We can—and should—use it to address inequality, racism, and climate change.”