Jennifer has more than ten years of research and educator work experience in international organizations, NGOs, and academia. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Washington, one of the best schools for social sciences and humanities in the United States (tied with Georgetown and Penn State), in 2017.
Before starting graduate school at the University of Washington in 2009, Noveck received a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University in 2004 and worked at The Women’s Union (now EMPath) from 2004-2006 as a Development Associate, focusing primarily on individual donors, family foundations, and annual fundraising events.
She was a Fulbright Fellow based in Nanjing, China, where she focused on labor issues such as female unemployment and reemployment in China’s post-privatization period in 2006-2007. Upon return from China, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard from 2007-2009.