Nazneen has over 10 years of experience in administration, client relations, government affairs and program & project management. Before CalMatters, Nazneen was Director of Operations for Kimberly Ellis for California, where she managed communications, project management, administration and finances, outreach, and events. Prior to that job, she was the State Program Manager for Emerge California, with responsibility for program coordination and event management, communications and administration. Nazneen has a University of California, Irvine, Extension Certification in Project Management and she graduated from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Political Science. She is a Californian native who spends her free time building audience for her dogs Instagram.