Updated: Sep 22, 2020
Even though she was only 5' 1" tall, we lost someone who was larger than life on Friday. Ruth Bader Ginsburg - also known as RBG - overcame obstacles that seemed insurmountable to become an associate Supreme Court Justice in 1993. She was a woman, she was Jewish and she was from a middle-class family. In law school she was asked why she would want to take a job away from a man. But she was fiercely determined to do the work she loved and pave the way for women of all backgrounds.