As quoted in The Hill this week:
…Still, at a time when there are more female members of Congress than ever and Hillary Clinton is a front-runner for the presidency, the prominence of female lobbyists reflects a broader shift underway in Washington.
Kathryn Karol, the leader of Caterpillar’s Washington office, said the growing political power of women has changed the networking calculus.
“A man might have gone hunting [back in the day], but I’m doing a field trip with a mom who’s an elected official,” Karol said.
“It comes down to the quality of the work, if you love the work that you do,” said Melanie Nathanson, a former Democratic staffer who co-founded the firm Nathanson+Hauck. “When you spend a lot of time trying to do it well, the biggest competition tends to be with yourself.”
Read the full article here.