- NAME: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- OCCUPATION: Supreme Court Justice
- BIRTH DATE: March 15, 1933 (Age: 80)
- EDUCATION: Cornell University, Harvard University, James Madison High School, Columbia Law School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
- Maiden Name: Ruth Joan Bader
- Full Name: Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg
- AKA: Ruth Ginsburg
- AKA: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- AKA: Ruth Bader
- ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, the second woman to be appointed to the position.
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Despite all sorts of institutional obstacles, women have continued to reach stratospheric levels of success in a full gamut of professional pursuits, whether as scientists, scribes, educators, governmental leaders, athletes, designers, film directors or performers. Learn more about the plethora of triumphs obtained by our group of trailblazers.
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When the 19th Amendment was ratified, women were finally given the right to vote, and over the years many courageous women have stepped onto the national political stage as well. In 1916, Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to Congress and almost a century later Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina woman to serve on the Supreme Court. And within the last two decades, the esteemable Hillary Clinton has served as First Lady, a New York senator and Secretary of State. These women, and many more, are setting the stage for the future of female leaders in Washington.
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