Jennifer Wang is the Policy Director at Young Invincibles, where she oversees the organization’s national policy and advocacy strategies. In her time with YI, Jennifer has testified before Congress and was the primary negotiator on behalf of consumers throughout the Department of Education’s negotiated rule making process on student loan repayment. She has also appeared in the Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, US News and World Report, and Politico, among other media outlets, discussing issues like federal financial aid reform, student debt, college access, young adult unemployment, and issues affecting young parents.
She formerly served as YI’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, where she built and maintained relationships with policymakers, partner groups, and other stakeholders, analyzed bills and policy proposals, and created and refined the organization’s legislative affairs systems. Before joining Young Invincibles, Jennifer worked on women’s health policy at NARAL Pro-Choice America, where she focused on issues relating to the Affordable Care Act. Previously, she has worked on policies relating to violence against women and gender discrimination.
Jennifer grew up in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from UCLA in 2008 and received a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2011.