Gershkoff One of "40 Under 40 Leaders in Progressive Politics"

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010

Amy Gershkoff has been selected as one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in Progressive Politics by the New Leaders Council. Amy received her PhD from Princeton University's Department of Politics, and was affiliated with CSDP during her time at Princeton. Amy is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Changing Targets Media.

Since receiving her degree and prior to founding Changing Targets Media, she served as Vice President of Analytics at MSHC Partners, where she developed microtargeting strategies for political campaigns and advocacy organizations in all 50 states. She has also worked as a polling consultant and taught at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Her articles have been published in numerous media outlets and academic journals, including the Washington Post, Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Perspectives on Politics, and Politics magazine, and has been a commentator on NPR, XM Radio, ABC, CSPAN, and for various print media outlets.

According to the New Leaders Council, recipients of the 40 Under 40 Leadership Award represent "the next great progressive leaders." The NLC panel of judges included leaders such as Nathan Daschle, Executive Director of the Democratic Governors Association, and Fiona Ma, Speaker pro Tempore of the California State Assembly.