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Jazmin Kay

Storyteller + Activist

Washington, D.C. and New York

Jazmin Kay

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Taylor Swift Proves Showing Emotion Won’t Hurt Your Career

At this point, we have all probably heard about Taylor Swift’s star-studded 1989 World Tour. Between glittery leotards to countless celebrity cameos, surprises on Swift’s tour have become somewhat of the norm. But among it all, this week, Swift might have surprised her Glendale, Arizona audience with the best gift yet.
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WATCH: Celebrity Chef Alex Guarnaschelli Shares Three *Major* Career Truths

In a brand new edition of Levo’s Office Hours, we talked with Alex Guarnaschelli, one of The Food Network’s biggest stars and executive chef at NYC’s Butter, who shared all sorts of gems about her career path, finding and developing your passions, and more. Guarnaschelli’s interview had so many stand-out moments that it’s almost impossible to pick and choose favorites, but here are three truths we just feel like you can’t go on without knowing:
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Mentor Power Hour Recap: Caroline Ghosn, CEO of Levo

Last week, Levo kicked off its first-ever “Mentor Power Hour” with Levo’s own CEO, Caroline Ghosn. First in a series of live Facebook Q&As that will bring you even more access to the advice of top shelf leaders and influencers, Ghosn answered your questions on career, success, life, and everything in between.
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The Questions College Students Are Tired of Answering—and What You Should Be Asking Instead

Earlier this year, during yet another awards show season, Reese Witherspoon started a very cool, feminist thing: She challenged reporters on the red carpet to #AskHerMore, i.e. ditch the default “What are you wearing?”. question during red carpet interviews, and ask her and other female celebrities substantial questions like, “What accomplishment are you most proud of?”.
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WATCH: A Simple Meditation Exercise to Keep You Stress-Free at Work

From that early morning alarm, to inevitable transit delays, to the never-ending line at your favorite coffee shop, stress triggers are often waiting to bait you before you even set foot in your cubicle. Either way, eight in 10 Americans report being stressed about their jobs. Millennials and Gen-Xers have a higher average stress level than any previous generation—and experience the least relief.
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10 Successful Millennials Who Are Left-Handed

Happy International #LeftHandersDay! That’s right (or should I say left)—for the 10 percent of the population who identify as “lefties,” this day is all about you. While no one knows for sure why certain people are left-handed and others aren’t, lefties possess many standout career traits that are definitely worth celebrating.
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About

Jazmin Kay

Originally from New York, Jazmin Kay is a student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C, studying Political Science. She is Executive Director of 18by.vote, a non-profit organization which aims to help teen voters understand how to vote, when to vote and why to vote. Jazmin’s writing, personal essays, and interviews have been published at The Huffington Post, MTV, Seventeen Magazine, Rookie Magazine, Teen Vogue, Fast Company, The Nation, The Obama White House, the U.S. Department of State, in addition to numerous other publications she writes for. She is a contributor to “The Youth Organizing Guide to the Midterm Elections” by Teen Vogue.

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 Feminist.com 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 HerCampus.com'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.

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jazminkay@gwu.edu

Skills

  • 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