Women have played a vital role in the shaping of Michigan, especially in the last few decades. Considering October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I thought it would be nice to pay some respects to some of the greatest women leaders that Michigan has seen.

Naturally, the women who made this list may not line up with everybody’s political or social beliefs, but regardless, the fact that they were able to make a nice career for themselves, and encourage other women to be strong, speak out, and become leaders in their own right makes them worthy of being on this list.

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Paying Respects To The REAL #1

Obviously, when you talk about the top 10 most influential Michigan women of all time, we have to pay respects to all mothers out there, because let’s face it, they are no doubt all number one in our hearts. But in terms of a socialist, let’s go through who I believe are the top 10 most influential Michigan women of all time.

Not surprising at all, but many of the women on this list have already been inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. It ranges in many different categories, from politics to sports, to social warriors throughout the many years Michigan has been a state.

Let us know what you think of our list and if there are any other women you would have liked to see on this list or who you would rank as the most inspirational woman in Michigan's long history. This was not an easy list to narrow down:

Here Are The 10 Most Influential Women In Michigan's History

Naturally, the women who made this list may not line up with everybody’s political or social beliefs, but regardless, the fact that they were able to make a nice career for themselves, and encourage other women to be strong, speak out, and become leaders in their own right makes them worthy of being on this list.

The First Women's Club in Michigan: 1852