SOME OF THE HIGHEST AND MIGHTIEST IN GLOBAL FINANCE and politics worked hard to get former Bill Clinton advisor Larry Summers the top spot at the World Bank.  He seemed like a shoe-in. Yet a women’s group called Ultraviolet managed to collect more than 37,000 signatures in less than 24 hours and demanded that President Obama choose a woman instead.  Responding to the pressure, Obama appointed another prominent male, but also asked the Senate to approve his appointment of Janet Yellen as the first woman to ever head the Federal Reserve.  She hadn’t been the President’s first choice, but he couldn’t afford to ignore almost 40,000 signatures either. What no one knew was all that Ultraviolet was doing behind the scenes – lobbying…