Nia King-Rubie, CMP
30, Program Manager, U.S. Elected Official Engagement and Events Program;
Public Affairs Analyst
Google, Washington, D.C.
On this list because: “When I think back to growing up in Harlem in the ’90s, it was a very different place than it is today. I would have never imagined I’d work for the president of the United States or regularly engage with the nation’s top elected officials at the No. 1 tech company in the world,” says King-Rubie, who worked on the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee and 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee, and coordinated and managed the operations of National Special Security Events for up to 40,000 attendees and 1,700 volunteers.