Each year, Politico Magazine profiles 50 “thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2015.”

This year, Politico named Sara Horowitz, Freelancers Union founder and Executive Director, among a host of luminaries for her work advocating for the freelance community.

As Politico notes, the “gig” or freelance economy has become a hot topic among political candidates and in the media. Sara has been thinking about ways to make this economy work since the mid-90s, when she founded Freelancers Union, and the topic is now becoming a bigger part of the national conversation.

Read more about the story behind Freelancers Union as well as Sara’s thoughts on presidential candidate, Donald Trump, in her profile for the Politico 50:

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A new soul and media geek, Laura writes about sustainability, community, poetry and pop culture. Find her @Pennyscientist or on Freelancers Union.