The Diverse Faces of Washington’s Most Influential Women—PICTURES

July 13, 2012, 6:26 a.m.

Wash­ing­ton is a tough town to break in­to—much less suc­ceed in—and the ranks thin out when con­sid­er­ing the num­ber of power­ful wo­men who have ris­en to the top. The num­ber gets even smal­ler when seek­ing the di­verse faces among these ranks. Here are a few of the di­verse wo­men among Na­tion­al Journ­al‘s list of the 25 most in­flu­en­tial wo­men in Wash­ing­ton.