Julia Dennen is IGNITE’s Columbus Fellow. She is a born and raised midwesterner, and currently lives in Columbus, Ohio. During college, Julia served as Student Body Vice President of the Ohio State University, representing and advocating on behalf of over 50,000 students. She has layered and extensive political advocacy experience particularly in higher education accessibility, voter rights and menstrual equity. She currently works within the Columbus community, running a civic engagement initiative through City Council President Shannon Hardin's campaign that approaches the issue as a form of self-expression: registering and rejuvenating voters, building a community volunteer network, and creating partnerships with other campaigns and progressive organizations. Julia believes that human connection and storytelling are the heart and soul of politics, and aims to empower and uplift voters to use their voices for change. For Columbus inquiries, please contact email@example.com.