Economics: Esther Duflo – For proving small things can make a difference.

Architecture: Zaha Hadid – For pushing the boundaries – in every sense of the word.

Fashion: Natalie Massenet – For believing that women would shop on-line.

Sports: Aimee Mullins – For inspiring anyone to go out and RUN!

Drama: Natalie Portman – For committing to and accomplishing her goals.

Music: Lady Gaga – For all the same reasons that I loved Madonna when I was 13.

Food: Julia Child – For teaching us life’s secret- “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it’- (and if all else fails, use more butter).