Jennifer Mandelblatt

Jen (she/her/hers) recently graduated from Cornell University’s ILR School where she majored in industrial and labor relations and minored in inequality studies. On campus,  Jennifer was President of ILR Women’s Caucus, through which she organized the inaugural Toward a More Equal Workplace Summit. She was also president of the Every1 Campaign, which uses social media and peer-led conversations to end sexual violence campus. In this role, Jen was one of the lead organizers for Cornell’s Third Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Jen also wrote a women’s rights blog series, “Remember the Ladies,” for The Cornell Daily Sun. Jennifer’s experience in government stems from her internships with the U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau and U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Labor & Pensions Office. Jennifer was featured in Business Insider’s 2015 article, “19 Incredibly Impressive Students at Cornell” for her gender equality advocacy and received Cornell Women’s Resource Center’s 2015 International Women’s Day Leadership Award for Student Advocacy.

Outside of Platform, Jen currently serves as the Women’s Information Network’s (WIN) Congressional Council Co-Liaison, on Washington Network Group’s Emerging Leaders Forum, as a Co-Lead of the Young Democrats of the Women’s National Democratic Club, and as Team Lead of the Empower Coalition’s Women’s Rights Team. 

Her work with the Platform team taught her that when women work together, ideas become reality and possibilities become limitless.