A lawyer by
training and a federal lobbyist in a previous life, Jennifer
Searfoss is bringing her 15 years of experience in grassroots
activism to her professional and civic work.
As part of
her ongoing political and campaign work, Jennifer also
was featured in "She's
Out There: Essays by 35 Young Women Who Aspire to Lead
the Nation: The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates"
(2009; LifeTime Media; ISBN-10: 0981636845). With the
help of the market research firm Fresh Perspectives and
the nonprofit organization The White House Project, the
She's Out There! editors collected essays from hundreds
of young women nationwide who want to be president. Hailing
from 20 states and diverse races and socioeconomic backgrounds,
these women voice opinions from across the political spectrum.
Their essays reveal what drives the political ambitions
of a younger generation of American women - and reveals
their vision for our country.
The book details
how in 2004, Jennifer appeared on the primary ballot.
Putting her feet to the pavement and meeting voters, she
waged a local campaign for one of three seats. Receiving
over 4000 votes, Jennifer was elected to the Anne Arundel
County (Maryland) Democratic Central Committee. However,
due to a family illness Jennifer gave up her seat and
moved out of state. Read