Jazmyne Owens

Policy Advisor, PreK-12

Jazmyne Owens is a policy advisor on the PreK–12 team at New America.

She joins the team after managing both the education and health policy portfolios at the National Urban League, where she had the opportunity to serve a large affiliate network by supporting direct service work with federal advocacy. A former teacher, Jazmyne approaches education policy issues with an eye toward how they impact real classrooms, students, teachers, and families.

Jazmyne holds a master’s degree in sociology and education with a policy concentration from Teachers College, Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in English with a secondary education concentration from Spelman College.