Jazmin Kay

Storyteller + Activist

Washington, D.C. and New York

Jazmin Kay

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#22Under22 Most Inspiring College Women

At 17, Jazmin Kay inspired thousands with an article in Seventeen magazine about body image, and at 18, she interned at the White House and wrote passionately about climate change, refugees and foreign affairs for the White House Blog. But those accolades only scratch the surface of this young woman’s ambitions.
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Meet this year’s New York Women in Communications scholarship winners

Live in the TODAY studio, Jazmin Kay tells TODAY about her passion for civic engagement and media and about the importance of the NYWICI scholarship program. - NBC Television Network Link to Story

Connecting People with Politics: My Internship at the White House

From a young age, I have always been motivated by the power to create positive change. This passion for advocating for others beyond myself was always something with which I grappled. How could I turn this passion into something that I could work towards every day? How could I help the most people?
GW Center for Career Services Link to Story

2016 Had Some Great Breakthroughs For Women In Politics

Yes, we may have not cracked the highest glass ceiling, but we sure as hell put a lot of cracks in it. Take a look back at some of the best moments for women in politics in 2016:
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Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Interview: Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the U.S. Department of State, Judith Heumann reflects on the progress we've made to advance disability rights. “The changes achieved in the last two decades speak to what people can accomplish when they refuse to accept the world as it is. Today let us once again reach for the world that should be -- one where all people, regardless of country or disability, enjoy equal access, equal opportunity, and the freedom to realize their limitless potential.”.
The White House Link to Story

Behind the Scenes: President Obama Visits the Acropolis in Athens, Greece

This week, President Obama got the chance to visit the Acropolis in Greece. Watch the President reflect on standing at the birthplace of democracy during the final overseas trip of his presidency. “One of the great joys of being the president is the ability to travel and see different cultures and meet different people.
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Happy Halloween! Take a Look Inside #HauntedWH

This Halloween, take a spooky look inside the history of the East Wing of the White House. Trick-or-Treat with the President and First Lady at the White House: Since its founding at the turn of the 19th century, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has been one of the most famous addresses in America. However, few know of its haunted past. Residents of the White House and staffers alike have reported everything from mysterious noises to ghostly apparitions.
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Celebrating United Nations Day: Here’s How You Can Help Make a Difference

Today, we reflect on the progress we’ve made since then to promote international peace and prosperity and celebrate the work we’ve done to address some of the most important issues of our time. Read the President’s UN Day Proclamation.
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Celebrating United Nations Day: Here’s How You Can Help Make a Difference

Seventy-one years ago, the world came together after two world wars to move forward and strengthen international cooperation, creating a better, more connected world. Today, we reflect on the progress we’ve made since then to promote international peace and prosperity and celebrate the work we’ve done to address some of the most important issues of our time.
The White House Link to Story

#DadsAndDaughters: Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Take a look at the progress we've made on behalf of girls around the world under the Obama administration. “I didn’t run for President so that the dreams of our daughters could be deferred or denied. I didn’t run for President to see inequality and injustice persist in our time. I ran for President to put the same rights, the same opportunities, and the same dreams within the reach for our daughters and our sons alike. Today is International Day of the Girl. That means countries around the world are honoring the importance of empowering girls so they can reach their full potential.
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Follow Along: South by South Lawn

Here's what's happening at #SXSL, a White House festival of ideas, art, and action. Today at the White House, we’re hosting the South by South Lawn Festival -- and all day long, we'll be keeping you updated right here on everything #SXSL and how you can use your voice to help make a difference. SXSL is all about celebrating America’s spirit of innovation and bringing together changemakers for a festival of ideas, art, and action.
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Get Help Paying for College: Fill Out Your FAFSA Application

Now more than ever, students have the opportunity to receive financial aid to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. Every young person deserves the opportunity to have access to a high-quality education. That's why President Obama has made a historic investment in student aid and implemented reforms to make sure earning a college degree is within reach for all students willing to work for it. Today, more students are graduating college than ever before -- and many historically underserved students are enrolling in college for the first time with fewer student loans and other barriers.
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Jazmin Kay

Originally from New York, Jazmin Kay is a student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C, studying Political Science and Creative Writing. Jazmin’s writing, personal essays, and interviews have been published at The Huffington Post, MTV, Seventeen Magazine, Fast Company, The Nation, The Obama White House, the U.S. Department of State, in addition to numerous other publications she writes for. Jazmin served at The White House during the final months of the Obama administration as an intern in the Office of Digital Strategy. As a White House intern, she authored content and social engagement for the White House and other administration officials in addition to helping implement digital legacy content. Jazmin is the former National Press Secretary for College Democrats of America where she represented the voices of 100,000 College Democrats and is the former President of GW College Democrats, the largest, most active chapter in the nation.

Jazmin is Youth Director at the women’s non-profit organization and the former Voting Rights and Civic Engagement Reporter at Generation Progress at The Center for American Progress. As a creative writer and poet, her work has been nationally acclaimed. Jazmin was recently named the one of's "22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women" and a New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) scholarship recipient for demonstrated notable accomplishment as a writer inside and outside of the academic environment, and is a proud member of the 2017-2018 Scholarship Class. Jazmin was recently seen live on the TODAY Show on NBC as the scholarship spokesperson for NYWICI and honored at the 2017 Matrix Awards. She has also been honored at Carnegie Hall as a 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards National Medalist for Poetry. She also served as the 2015-2016 NCAM Youth Ambassador for Washington DC through Youth Service America, inspiring local youth to take action.



  • Writing
  • Blogging
  • Editing
  • Nonprofits
  • Social Media
  • Online Journalism
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Office
  • Digital Content
  • Political Communications
  • Political Organizing
  • Research
  • Political Strategy
  • Data Journalism
  • HTML
  • Analytics
  • Impact Strategy