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Jenna Carmen

Special Assistant to the President

Jenna Carmen is the Special Assistant to the President at The Asia Group, where she provides comprehensive support to various teams across the firm. Jenna also supports The Asia Group’s Tea Leaves Podcast and The Asia Group Foundation.

Prior to joining The Asia Group, Jenna provided administrative and policy-related support to elected officials in Scranton, Pennsylvania and in the United States Senate. While serving at the Mayor of Scranton’s office, Jenna developed a detailed communications and outreach strategy, and managed the Census Ambassadors Program to encourage local census participation. During her tenure on Capitol Hill, Jenna supported high-level executive operations and various policy priorities, including public health and environmental sustainability initiatives. Previously, Jenna also assisted Thermo Fisher Scientific’s government relations team and Global Health Equity business efforts.

Jenna holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Scranton. Her research focused on the social determinants of public health outcomes in underserved communities. Jenna is based in Washington, DC and lives with her partner and their dog, Watson.