TROY alumna honored among Washington's most influential women

Posted: Friday, 12 July 2013

A Troy University graduate has been named to the National Journal's “25 Most Influential Women of Washington Under 35" list.

Kristal Quarker Hartsfield, who earned her Master of Public Administration from TROY in 2007, was named to the list which focuses on those who “quickly made their mark in Congress, think tanks, lobby shops, federal agencies or other venues."

Hartsfield serves as National Field Director for African-American Initiatives for the Republican National Committee. She began her career in politics as minority coalitions director for the Tennessee GOP. On Capitol Hill, Hartsfield was the first black senior professional staffer on African affairs for the House Foreign Affairs Committee and also directed business outreach and communications for the House Republican Policy Committee.

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