Women are having a bigger impact on our world than ever.

 In the past year, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg pushed feminism back into the center of the national discourse.

In Afghanistan, a country where women used to be treated as second class citizens, parliament member Fawzia Koofi made history by announcing plans to run for president.

To recognize these and other impressive women, we asked readers for nominations and asked our reporters and editors to vote on the women who did the most in the past year to change the world.

Professor Amy Cuddy is ranked #37.