Jacqueline “Jac” Lanza Desio

graduated from the School of Public Affairs at American University in December 2022. She graduated with her degree in Political Science and a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She is a proud Californian, with a love for her community in Oakland. Growing up in the Bay Area exposed Jac to an environment that strives to provide inclusive spaces for everyone, she works to emulate this in her daily life. Some of the issues she is most passionate about are access to affordable healthcare and reproductive care, women’s rights, and gun violence prevention.