Speaker Profile

Jenn Kauffman

Jenn has spent more than two decades working at the intersection of advocacy, politics and digital campaigning. She started in the progressive movement as Deputy Director of Internet Operations of Gore 2000 when she was just 20. Throughout her career, she has championed underrepresented communities through movement building within the labor movement and on behalf of communities of color and immigrant families at institutions like the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, and the Arab American Institute. She later served as Senior Vice President at Revolution Messaging, the digital agency behind Bernie Sanders’ groundbreaking presidential campaign, where she led the agency's advertising department during the 2016 cycle and directly managed client accounts for ACLU, MoveOn, and Color of Change among others. Jenn is a graduate of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Georgia and is currently pursuing a Masters of Labor Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She lives with her spouse and two children in Washington, D.C., but her heart (and family) is on both sides of the U.S./Mexican border.


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