Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
42, South Carolina — 1, R
Nancy, a single mother of two, is the first female graduate from The Citadel, an historically all-male and notoriously rigorous Military College. She went on to become the author of In the Company of Men: A Women at the Citadel.
After graduating magna cum laude from The Citadel in South Carolina, Nancy went on to lead her own consulting firm called The Mace Group that worked on PR, marketing, and communications for start-ups, entrepreneurs, and politicians. She also worked in a leadership position on Trump’s 2016 campaign.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
40, California — 15, D