Influential female: 10 most kick ass females in television series

Written By – Mitali Merchant


Here’s a list of most influential female characters seen in TV series. They are strong, confident, emotional and independent, inspiring us to be bad ass like them!


1 . Christina Yang

She influential female absolutely nails it at the art of emoting. Christina Yang, is M.D , PhD, and a fictional character in medical drama television series Grey’s Anatomy She never let anything, or anyone, get in her way and she went through life with a chip on her shoulder and an attitude to match.

 “There comes a point where it all becomes too much. When we get too tired to fight anymore. So we give up. That’s when real work begins: to find hope where there seems to be absolutely none at all.” – Christina Yang.

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2 .  Jessica Pearson

Jessica Pearson plays it better than anyone else when it comes to intellect and class in this American legal drama series, Suits. Cool and calculating, this woman makes sure that even if one of her attorneys loses, her firm still wins.

“ When you work with tigers, once in a while they’re going to take a swipe at you” – Jessica Pearson.

Jessica Pearson

3 . Samantha Jones

This woman playing Samantha Jones in Sex and the City has a solid belief system is confident and bold.  She is portrayed as brash, straightforward, highly protective of her friends and unafraid of confrontation. “ Listen to me, the right guy is an illusion. Start living your lives.”- Samantha Jones

Samantha Jones

4 .Monica Geller Bing

Monica from friends? How can she not be on the list!

While she is kind, caring and friendly and FUNNY, Monica is perhaps most notorious for her obsessive cleanliness

The value of a friend who loves food and always feeds people around her, is what makes Monica so irreplaceable. Besides, who doesn’t love the cutest ever, Monica and Chandler.

“I heard how dirty your apartment is, I couldn’t sleep” – Monica Geller Bing

Monica Geller Bing

 5 . Priyanka Chopra

Ever since finding out that her father had been an FBI agent, Alex Parrish has dreamed of joining the bureau. This Desi girl is fiercely competitive and naturally gifted, with the ability to read people and understand their hidden agendas I  her popular series, Quantico.

” Forget control, this is about justice, don’t lose sight of that”- Alex Parrish


 6 . Claire Underwood  

Claire Underwood  is an American politician in American popular series, House Of cards.

Claire is flawed in many ways, and her circumstances are exaggerated and unique, but her personal and professional missions are relatable—and can help you in your own life. She is a woman of steel.

” I like irons but I love fire” – Claire Underwood

Claire Underwood


7 . Donna Paulsen 

Donna Paulsen may not be the main character in Suits but can sure as hell be the most influential and confident woman on the show. She’s smart, she’s sexy and she knows it.

Sassy, quick-witted, confident, and a strong woman, she can be the most loyal person for you, but if need be, she is not scared to stand her ground and won’t let you take advantage of her.

“I know people usually better than they know themselves” – Donna Paulsen

Donna Paulsen

8 .  Arya Stark

How could I ever miss out on GoT? Arya Stark, the younger of Stark daughters and a character from Game of Thrones is fierce, intelligent and fearless to help herself survive under critical conditions. She would defy all stereotypes of a girl being unable to fight by travelling independently to avenge the death of her family. She is better than most boys her age. She’s the girl who would rather play with a sword than marry a knight and we love that about her.

” All halls lead somewhere. Where there is a way in, there is a way out. Fear cuts deeper than swords”

Arya Stark

9 . Skylar White

Skylar White is a complex and well-written female character of the television popular, Breaking Bad, despite her personality’s severe edge and her tendency to do what the audience doesn’t want her to do – actually, perhaps because of those very aspects of her.

” Someone has to protect this family from the man who protects this family”



10.  Meredith Grey

One of the main characters of the series, greys Anatomy,  Meredith Grey. She decides her opinion on the matter and that’s it, no changing her mind. She makes dark, twisty and impulsive decisions. She has her mind straight and nothing can influence her.

“ When we follow our hearts, we choose not to settle. It’s funny isn’t it? A weight lifts. The shines a little brighter and for a brief moment, at least, we find a little peace”  – Meredith Grey



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