Jennifer Nagda is the Policy Director for the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Before joining the Young Center, Ms. Nagda was an attorney at the Midwest Regional Office of MALDEF, and litigated for immigration, education and employment discrimination cases. Ms. Nagda also clerked for the Honorable James B. Zagel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to law school, she was the Associate Director of what is now the CityBridge Foundation in Washington DC, a non-traditional foundation supporting innovative programs in the District of Columbia and around the world. Ms. Nagda is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University.