Ladies and Gentlemen, I just became friends with one of the most Powerful and Influential Women in American Politics.
Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American academic, Politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and is the senior US Senator from Massachusetts. Warren was formerly a professor of law, and taught at the University of Texas School of Law, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and most recently Harvard Law School.
During the late 2000s, she was recognized by publications such as the National Law Journal and Time 100 as an increasingly influential public policy figure.
Warren is a leading figure in the Democratic Party and is popular among American progressives. She was frequently mentioned by political pundits as a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
She was named one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009, 2010 and 2015. The National Law Journal repeatedly has named Warren as one of the Fifty Most Influential Women Attorneys in America and in 2010 it honored her as one of the 40 most influential attorneys of the decade.
Warren is the first professor in Harvard’s history to win the law school’s The Sacks–Freund Teaching Award for a second time. In 2011, she delivered the commencement address at the Rutgers School of Law–Newark, where she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and was conferred membership in the Order of the Coif.