Vice President, Trainings & Leadership Development | re:power
Born in the Bay Area and raised in California’s Central Valley, Jennifer Pae’s values are shaped by her mother, an immigrant and single parent. As a first-generation college student, she led campaigns to improve campus safety policies for women, access to higher education, and served as UC San Diego’s first Asian American woman student body president. Jennifer has served as a nonprofit leader at the national, state, and local level, including the US Student Association, PowerPAC, 18MillionRising.org, League of Women Voters of California, Mobilize the Immigrant Vote, East Bay Asian Voter Education Consortium, and FairVote on issues of capacity building, redistricting, and electoral reform. In 2010 she ran for Oakland City Council, the first year ranked choice voting was implemented. Jennifer is the Vice President of Trainings & Leadership Development at re:power (formerly Wellstone Action) and has also facilitated trainings with APIAVote, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, and New American Leaders.