TIME’s editors will choose the Person of the Year (issue date December 31, 2012, on sale December 21). However, there is a “People’s Choice” category as well. The winner of the people’s choice for the person who most influenced the news this year for better or worse will be announced on December 14. Currently Malala Yousufzai is ranked third in the votes. See some of the other women who TIME has nominated, including among others, Gabby Douglas, Marissa Mayer and Pussy Riot.