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    Posted April 7, 2014 by
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    How Gabrielle Fialkoff Balances Politics And Her Career

     
    Deciding whether or not to become a politician was a difficult path. But certainly the door was open to Gabrielle Fialkoff in 2000, after having successfully managed Hilary Clinton's campaign. She was the finance director for the Hilary Clinton for Senate 2000 campaign, and helped them to a resounding success in the election.

    Most people would have taken that as a sign it's time to get into politics. Gabrielle Fialkoff probably could have angled the opportunity into a political career. But she decided to go into the corporate realm instead. By taking a position as COO of Haskell Jewels.

    For someone so entrenched into the political atmosphere, this seems like an odd step down. But in fact the move does make a lot of sense. Gabrielle Fialkoff, decided that she didn't want to go into a career in politics. The life of scrutiny, and the isolation that comes with higher office wasn't as interesting as the opportunity to run her own business.

    But she does still remain involved in politics, but instead from the outside as a volunteer. She has donated, and volunteered for several different politicians within the Democratic Party. Even becoming the Inauguration Chairwoman for Bill De Blasio's campaign in New York.

    But now she can volunteer for politics on her terms. This way Gabrielle Fialkoff is still making a difference, without sacrificing her career ambitions and aspirations in the process.
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