Sheila Krumholz is the executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan watchdog group that tracks and reports on money in politics. Krumholz became executive director in 2006, prior to which she was CRP’s research director for eight years. As research director, she supervised data and analysis published on CRP’s website, OpenSecrets.org, and research for investigative journalists and CRP’s partners and clients in the media, academia, and elsewhere. Krumholz has testified before Congress and the Federal Election Commission on issues related to government transparency and accountability and is cited frequently in prominent national news outlets. She regularly makes presentations to citizen’s groups, scholars, government officials, NGOs that conduct research and advocacy, and at meetings of professional news organizations.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.