40 Unstoppable Women Who Are Changing the World

28. Maria Shriver

“Perfectionism doesn’t make you feel perfect. It makes you feel inadequate.”

One of the leaders in the fight against Alzheimer’s, Shriver has used her influence as a journalist and author for the greater good.

She won an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Award for The Alzheimer’s Project and a Pathfinders to Peace Award for her continued commitment to peace and compassion.