Carolina Hurley got hooked on politics as a kid. Now, at 23, she’s the national communications director for the College Republican National Committee, where it’s her job to break down the Grand Old Party for a new generation of voters. “The ideas that the Republican Party stands for are already the ideas that young people resonate with,” she says. “They just don’t tie them with the Republican Party, and that’s where we’re trying to close the gap.”
Fusion is profiling 30 women
, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here
and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.