Jeanette Acosta

Jeanette Acosta currently serves as the United Farm Workers Foundation immigration campaign manager. Previously, she served as the Latino vote director for President Obama’s re-election campaign in the key battleground state of Iowa, where she managed a statewide Latino community outreach program that led to the voter registration of more than 5,000 Latinos and a turnout of more than 26,000 Latino voters. In 2012, Ms. Acosta graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she earned a master’s degree in public policy with a focus on education and immigration policy, served as the managing editor of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy and was a Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow. She was previously an immigration policy intern with the White House Domestic Policy Council and a Fulbright Scholar in Zacatecas, Mexico. She received her undergraduate degree in political science and psychology from USC.