Janet Yellen could become the first woman chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve. It's not much of a step up from her current position as vice chairman, but a huge leap for women in finance. Yellen has many admirers with her clarity of thought and use of facts to argue her case. In this New York Times article, a portrait of a new leader who has helped mold the current Fed policies, emerges. See Possible Fed Successor has many Admirers and Foes.