Dorothy Height Donna  Brazile Tara Setmayer
Erica  Williams Simon Gro Harlem Brundtland Bev Perdue
Danielle Moodie-Mills Christy Turlington Ellen Tauscher
Angela McGlowan Saba Ahmed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Kristin  Tate Kathleen Turner Karin  Agness
Benazir Bhutto Maria Teresa Kumar Marjorie Clifton
Gov. Mary  Fallin (R-OK) Michelle Lujan  Grisham Janet Jagan
Former Rep. Mary  Bono (R-CA) Jenifer Rajkumar Nicolle Wallace

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Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)

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Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell was elected to her third term to represent Alabama’s 7th Congressional District on November 4, 2014. She is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama in her own right and is the first black woman to ever serve in the Alabama Congressional delegation. Prior to her election in 2010, Congresswoman Sewell was the first black woman partner in the Birmingham law office of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., where she distinguished herself as one of the only black public finance lawyers in the State of Alabama.   A proud product of Alabama’s rural Black Belt, Congresswoman Sewell was the first black valedictorian of Selma High School. She is an honors graduate of Princeton University and Oxford University and received her law degree from Harvard Law School.



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