3 Success Stories: How Politics Can Boost a Career

Three former New York City Council Members Eva Moskowitz, Gifford Miller, and Eric Gioia were all rising stars in local politics in the early 2000's. After serving in the Council for many years and failed bids for higher office, they used the opportunity to springboard into entirely new roles. From charter schools to real estate development to finance, they are examples of how a political career can lead to a variety of distinct and intriguing directions.