Jay Newton-Small

New America Fellow

Jay Newton-Small was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow. She will explore Alzheimer’s disease and end of life care through a book she is writing about her father’s diagnosis and treatment. She is also researching the power of narrative on caregiving and how to build communities in long-term care homes. She is currently a correspondent for TIME magazine and author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way Washington Works. Previously, she was a reporter at Bloomberg News. She is a graduate of Tufts University and has an MA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

All Work

FELLOWS
This Startup Is Transforming Alzheimer's Care One Story At A Time

MemoryWell, an organization founded by Jay Newton-Small, was featured in Forbes this month:


FELLOWS
A Tipping Point Missed

Jay Newton-Small in collaboration with Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote for Project Syndicate about Donald Trump.


FELLOWS
The Gender Revolution that Wasn't: Clinton and the History of Female Candidates

Jay Newton-Small writes for the VICE about the history of female presidents


FELLOWS
Do Female Presidents Make a Difference?

Jay Newton-Small wrote in the Glamour November print edition about whether female presidents make a difference.


BETTER LIFE LAB and POLITICAL REFORM
Watch: Tea Party Women

New America will host a conversation between Melissa Deckman and Amy Sullivan about Tea Party women.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Why Do So Many People Dislike Hillary?

Jay Newton-Small appeared on BBC’s The Inquiry to talk about why so many people dislike Hillary Clinton.


BETTER LIFE LAB
You've Come a Long Way, Baby. But It's Still a Man's Game

Jay Newton-Small was quoted in Voice of America about women in politics.


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of the 28 Female Presidential Candidates Who Came Before Her

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about Hillary Clinton, and the road to a female President nominee from a U.S. major party.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Women Face Different ‘Likability’ Tests Running for Executive Offices Than Men

Jay Newton-Small's appearance on MSNBC to talk about likeability tests for female candidates was covered in Breitbart.


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Is Hillary Clinton 'Likable Enough'?

Jay Newton-Small writes for Time about Hillary Clinton's "likability":


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Why Donald Trump Is Targeting ‘Security Moms’

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about Donald Trump's targeting of specific female demographics.


BETTER LIFE LAB
How Politics is Being Transformed by Women

The University of Chicago Institute of Women in Politics featured Jay Newton-Small in a video about how women are transforming politics.