Jessica Francis joined the NBCC team in 2020 to support the ongoing policy outreach and advocacy efforts. Before joining NBCC, Francis worked at the Women & Politics Institute as a program coordinator for the Institute’s nonpartisan campaign training program for young professional women. She is a native of North Carolina, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue a Master of Public Policy degree from American University, concentrating on women’s policy analysis.