Jordan Jessie is a Master of Public Affairs candidate from Dallas, Texas that has found her calling in advocating for underrepresented communities. One of three student chairs for this year's Barbara Jordan National Forum, Jordan completed her undergraduate degree in Government with a minor in African and African Diaspora Studies from The University of Texas at Austin.
The LBJ Women's Campaign School co-hosted an alumni summit on February 12th alongside The Network. The goal of the event was to inspire alumni to take on even larger leadership roles in their communities.
Yulissa Chávez is a Master of Public Affairs candidate from Galveston, Texas with a passion for education reform. One of three student chairs for this year's Barbara Jordan National Forum, Yulissa completed her undergraduate degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin.
New faculty appointments build on an impressive group of public service expertise and will enhance the LBJ course curriculum in national security, policy development, legislative processes and politics of bureaucracy.
With more than four decades of experience on the front lines and in the situation room, Admiral Maguire will teach courses on national security, intelligence, leadership, and ethics to master's students studying public affairs and global policy.
Camille Meshack is a dual-degree Master of Global Policy Studies/Law student from Dallas, Texas. One of three student chairs for this year's Barbara Jordan National Forum, Camille completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Since the inaugural class in 2020, The LBJ Women’s Campaign School (LBJWCS) has trained nearly 250 leaders as candidates and campaign managers. Nine LBJWCS Alumni are on the ballot in 2024. The Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University is providing 30 full-tuition LBJWCS scholarships to knock down socioeconomic barriers for Texas women in politics.
Shiru Kimani is a Master of Global Policy Studies student and a second-generation Kenyan American from Hayward, Calif. A candidate for our upcoming May graduation, Shiru completed her undergraduate degree in International Economics and Multi-Language from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.
Two new programs focused on developing effective policy leaders will kick off this spring at the LBJ Washington Center, the LBJ School’s presence in Washington DC. The DC Foreign Policy Semester and The Patman Center Maymester programs offer students unparalleled exposure to how policy is created at the federal level.