Returning in 2020: Jennifer Marshall of the Heritage Foundation

Jennifer Marshall—a senior visiting fellow and former vice president at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC— will return as a Think Well speaker in 2020. She spoke at the inaugural Think Well Conference in 2016 as well. We are very fortunate to have snagged some of the precious time on her calendar!

Who Is Jennifer Marshall?

Jennifer formerly served as a VP at Heritage, running the think tank's Institute of Family, Community and Opportunity and overseeing a research team focused on issues ranging from marriage, life, and religious liberty to health, education, and welfare to the application of America’s founding principles to today’s challenges. In her current role, she focuses on policy related to poverty, family, and religious liberty.

Before joining Heritage in 2003, Jennifer worked on cultural policy issues at Empower America, was senior director of family studies at the Family Research Council and taught at an American school in Lyon, France. She has spoken at national and international forums, testified before Congress, authored the book Now and Not Yet: Making Sense of Single Life in the Twenty-First Century, and appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and PBS's To the Contrary.

Jennifer is currently pursuing doctoral studies at The Catholic University of America in moral theology and ethics. She holds a master of arts in religion from Reformed Theological Seminary (at the Washington, DC, campus), where she is a visiting lecturer in theology and public life. She also holds a master’s degree in statecraft and world politics from the Institute of World Politics and a bachelor’s degree in French from Wheaton College.*

Jennifer at Think Well

This year, Jennifer will speak on broadly on the intersection of worldview and public policy, with additional, specialized talks on "Effective Compassion" and "Religious Freedom."

*Source: The Heritage Foundation

Top photo: Jennifer Marshall speaking to students at Think Well in 2016.

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