Opposition Chairwoman Tzipi Livni is Israel’s only entry on Newsweek and the Daily Beast’s “150 women who shake the world” list.
“They’re starting revolutions, opening schools and fostering a brave new generation. From Detroit to Kabul these women are making their voices be heard,” the Daily Beast’s website says.
Livni was included in a similar list last year.
In the blurb describing who she is, it says: “Livni is one of the most powerful women in the country. A former lawyer known for her honesty and integrity she has been a steadfast proponent of the peace process. Livni was the chief negotiator for Israel in talks with Palestinians supporting a pullout from the Gaza Strip and a two-state solution to the conflict. She is also an active advocate for women’s and gay rights.” Read more