Jen Rivers, (she/her/hers), BA, MSW, ASW, was awarded her Master of Social Work from California State University, Northridge in May 2021. She began her social work career volunteering with the Los Angeles LGBT Center working on outreach, phone banks, and campaigns for legislation(s). She has worked on several campaigns, such as SB-219 - Long-term care facilities: rights of residents, SB-918 - Homeless Youth Act of 2018, and AB-2119 - Foster care: gender affirming health care and mental health care. She also lobbied for $17.5 million in funding to create the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women’s Health Equity Fund, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2019. Most recently she was chosen to be a Clinton Global Initiative Scholar, which is a global mentorship program for emerging student leaders to create and implement solutions to the world's challenges. She is passionate about LGBTQIA+ policy, social justice, activism, and research. She is currently seeking publication of her research and seeing clients in a private practice setting under a licensed clinical social worker.