The 2012 Time 100 List has been released, containing the names of the men and women whom the magazine deems the most influential people in the world. There is a great female presence this year, including celebrities, fashion designers, authors (like surprise entry E.L. James, the author of Fifty Shades of Grey), and politicians. Some of the big names include Kate and Pippa Middleton, Kristen Wiig, Chelsea Handler, Claire Danes, Hillary Clinton, Tilda Swinton, Rihanna, Viola Davis, and Adele. But we want to take this opportunity to introduce you to some of the lesser-known ladies, the inspiring activists, leaders, writers, and more who are making their lives count around the world by standing up for women everywhere. So find out a little more about these influentials now!
Meet Some of the Inspiring Women on the Time 100 List