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Elisabeth Badinter is a French author, feminist, historian, and professor of Philosophy at the École Polytechnique in Paris. She has an estimated net worth of $1.1 billion as of March 2012 according to Forbes rich list. Author of European bestseller, The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women. In 2012, Elisabeth Badinter made her debut on Forbes list, thanks to a large stake in Publicis Groupe, the communications outfit founded in 1926 by her late father Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet. Badinter has been chairman of the board since 1996.