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Jorden is the Program Associate to the Office of Congressional Relations. She is responsible for program implementation, strategy, and logistics for the Office’s congressional outreach, educational programming, travel, and meetings. Jorden joined the Wilson Center in 2020 after several internships including the Wilson Center, Kentucky's Office for Homeland Security, the Council of State Governments, the U.S. House of Representatives (KY-05), and time abroad in Amman, Jordan. She currently also serves as the Digital Divide Liaison and American Connection Corps Fellow for Prosper Appalachia vis-a-vis Americorps. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in Political Science and Sociology where she focused on international relations, U.S. foreign policy, sociopolitical behavior, and Appalachian studies.