ABOUT CAPITOL STANDARD

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EDITOR IN CHIEF

Ursula Lauriston

EVENTS & FEATURES EDITOR

Dana Disante

EXPERT CONTRIBUTOR

Mary DeRaedt

EXPERT CONTRIBUTOR

Michael Hardaway

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER

Robert Braggs III

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER

Pablo Raya

CAPITOL STANDARD first launched in 2015 as an exclusive events newsletter curated by Ursula Lauriston for a few dozen friends and colleagues on Capitol Hill. Today, our tales of prestigious work and high-brow play reaches beyond Washington and into the hands of thousands of elite professionals in the political, business, tech, media and creative realms.

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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING

“I have met some of the most influential men and women during CAPITOL STANDARD events that I’m still friends with today.” -Tahera Z.

“I love that CAPITOL STANDARD is not what you’d expect from a D.C. based publication. The content is always fresh, unexpected, and captivating.” -Marc B.

“CAPITOL STANDARD’s Spring Dinner Series was the perfect mix of a social outing, networking, and fine dining. It picturesque, had incredible food, interesting people, inspiring stories and a glamorous evening on the water. I wouldn’t have changed a thing! -Elyse M.