2012 The Root 100

Angela Rye is the Congressional Black Caucus' executive director and general counsel. 

  • Influence: 124
  • Reach: 6.4
  • Substance: 7.0
  • Media Mentions: 4
  • Internet Mentions: 472
  • Twitter Followers: 1067
  • Angela Rye

  • General counsel and executive director at the Congressional Black Caucus who is also a co-founder of a nonprofit that promotes civic engagement.
  • Job: Executive director and general counsel at the Congressional Black Caucus
  • Sector: Government/Politics
  • Twitter: @angela_rye
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Age: 32
  • Bio: One of the leading young movers and shakers on Capitol Hill, Angela Rye is executive director and general counsel to the Congressional Black Caucus, where she's responsible for directing the overall legislative and political strategy of the group of African-American lawmakers. She's also a co-founder of IMPACT, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance knowledge of the political and legislative processes, foster civic engagement and enhance economic empowerment opportunities for other emerging leaders of color.