This series was born during a lunch at Union Station in early 2017.
Hillary Clinton had lost the presidency. What did that mean for women?
The answer — and the need to broaden our lens — seemed clear: Women are already breaking barriers in a man's town, muscling their way into power and staying there.
The women featured come from a wide range of backgrounds and generations, but each has shattered glass ceilings on her way up the ranks. Their stories show there are Badass Women all around Washington.