Jennifer Parsons


Jennifer began her career in DC in the non-profit sector, before working in the U.S. Senate for Sherrod Brown from Ohio, and on several political campaigns, including Hillary Clinton’s 2008 and 2016 Presidential campaigns. In 2014, Jennifer earned her MSPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, focusing on women’s health and gender equality. She completed her practicum in Geneva at the WHO, where she completed a policy analysis on adolescent health inclusion in national health policies for the WHO adolescent health report, “A Second Chance in the Second Decade”. After graduation, Jennifer worked as a consultant with the World Bank’s Gender Division and as a Gender Advisor at the International Center for Research on Women, where her work focused on the economic costs of child marriage. Before going out on the campaign trail in June 2016, Jennifer was Senior Policy Advisor at the American Jewish World Service, where she led the organization’s efforts on U.S. government advocacy on ending child marriage and advancing adolescent girls’ empowerment. Originally hailing from Ohio, Jennifer received a B.A. in political science from Ohio University, with a minor in women’s studies.