"If you close your eyes and summon an image of power, it’s easy to conjure a slideshow of clichés: A world leader at a microphone. An executive proceeding over a packed conference room. Someone making a costly purchase with no qualms about her monthly budget. But what does power look and feel like for women whose image doesn’t necessarily blare that they have it? To identify a more nuanced interpretation of the concept, we sat down with four women whose work, influence, and ability to effect change we admire, and asked what power means to them."