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Power Couples

Power Couples

Power Couples showcases pairs of extraordinary Jewish women from many different disciplines, matching an early female trailblazer with a modern woman at the top of her game. This project highlights the lives and accomplishments of important pioneers in various fields and the next generation of leaders and innovators, demonstrating the impact of women in the arts, sciences, fashion, athletics, business, and activism.​

Nora Ephron and Lena Dunham

Nora Ephron

Lena Dunham

Putting Women Onscreen and in the Director's Chair


Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Jaclyn Friedman

Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Jaclyn Friedman

Teaching Women About Their Bodies, Their Rights, and Their Pleasure


Iris Apfel and Leandra Medine

Iris Apfel

Leandra Medine

Introducing Fashion to Feminism


Hedy Lamarr and Mayim Bialik, Jewish Actress/Scientists

Hedy Lamarr

Mayim Bialik

Stars of STEM and Screen


Ida Cohen Rosenthal and Sara Blakely

Ida Cohen Rosenthal

Sara Blakely

Women Can Do Anything with the Right Support



How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Power Couples." (Viewed on December 13, 2017) <>.


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