Jennifer Mandelblatt (she/her/hers) is a Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Platform. In this role, she serves as the facilitator for the Directors Team, focuses on Platform’s growth and expansion; fosters a national community of young leaders; leads trainings on effective advocacy across the country; and organizes lobbying initiatives.
She received her B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations with a minor in Inequality Studies from Cornell University in May 2017, just months before the team relaunched Platform. While on campus, Jen was featured in Business Insider’s 2015 article, “19 Incredibly Impressive Students at Cornell.” She interned with the U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau and U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Jen currently serves on Washington Network Group’s Emerging Leaders Forum and as the Congressional Council Co-Liaison for the Women’s Information Network.