NYU Wagner School of Public Service: Jazmin Kay

Jazmin Kay

Driven by a passion to increase civic engagement and strengthen local communities, Jazmin has served as a nonprofit leader, government consultant, and local government appointee. She is a Government & Public Services Consultant at Deloitte where she supports state and local governments. Previously, she served her home community in the Hudson Valley, NY, as Deputy Communications Director for Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, where she helped lead communications and public engagement for 25 County Departments and the County’s COVID-19 emergency response. She is the current President and the former Executive Director of 18by Vote, a nonprofit organization that helps Gen-Z voters understand how, when, and why to vote. Jazmin graduated Summa Cum Laude with Special Honors from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science. During her time at GW, she interned at The Obama White House in the Office of Digital Strategy and for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), and served as a reporter covering Voting Rights and Civic Engagement for The Center for American Progress. Her writing and personal essays have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, HuffPost, VICE, Mic, among other outlets.