Jennifer L. Nester, Outreach Coordinator, Youth Leadership Initiative
is one of two Outreach Coordinators for the Youth Leadership Initiative
at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics
focuses on developing and maintaining relationships between the Center for Politics
and other organizations in the field of civic engagement.Jenny
is originally from southwestern Virginia.She recently graduated from the University of Virginia, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History.She also earned a Master of Teaching in Social Studies education from the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education.Before joining the YLI staff as Outreach Coordinator, Jenny served as a research assistant to the YLI staff, aligning YLI resources to content standards of each of the fifty states, and assisting with the development of curriculum materials.