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Jordan Ashley Hibbs
Sustainable Development Committee, UNA-NCA

Jordan Hibbs is currently serving a two-year appointment as a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy and is on detail to the Office of International Affairs in Washington, DC.  

Prior to joining the federal government, Jordan worked as a Project Manager at the Arizona Department of Administration Office of Grants and Federal Resources as a contractor, where she managed several grant programs related to energy and security. Jordan holds a Masters of Science and Technology Policy, and a Bachelor of Science in psychology, with a minor in political science from Arizona State University. 

Jordan is passionate about global issues and serves on the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area’s Sustainable Development Committee, fostering awareness, dialogue, and support for the work of the United Nations with a specific focus on matters related to youth, gender equality, and clean energy. In 2018, Jordan served as a delegate to the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations and a delegate at the United Nations Youth Assembly. Jordan also serves on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment. 

Jordan has a longstanding commitment to public service and volunteerism. Jordan was featured in MSNBC’s Women in Politics as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on her college campus, but bridging the gender gap in politics. Her work on campus and in the community has earned her the ASU Commission on the Status of Women’s Outstanding Achievement and Contribution Award, ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion’s Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award, Arizona Capitol Times Leaders of the Year Scholarship, the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation’s Volunteer Service Award, and the Congressional Award Gold Medal. 

Vision Statement: The work of the United Nations is more important now than ever and youth engagement is key to ensuring we achieve the ambitious goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Through supporting the mission of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA), my vision is to chart a path for further engagement with students and young professionals in the National Capital Area. I hope to strengthen our connections with the United Nations Association campus chapters and ensure a smooth transition between campus and community chapters as students graduate. I believe it is critical to engage students and young professionals as they bring unique perspectives and enthusiasm on global issues. As a Director at Large, I will actively support UNA-NCA’s advocacy work and programming to ensure our impact as an organization continues to grow. By building support through local organizations and key decision-making bodies at the local and national level, we can broaden our reach on the critical issues facing the United States and the global community.