Jessica Mendieta joined the National Council of Nonprofits in September 2021 as a Policy Associate. In this role, Jessica researches and develops educational content about policies that affect the nationwide network. Her experience in the nonprofit and government sectors, as well has her background in data analysis & visualization, led her to find opportunities to show trends, indicators, and policies that impact organizations and communities.
Jessica has served at the Federal City Council, New York City Mayor’s Office of Resiliency, and the New York City Department of Education. Jessica holds a master’s degree from the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College of the City University of New York.