Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

¥ Jennifer Weiss-Wolf is vice president and the inaugural women and democracy fellow of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law. A leading advocate for issues of gender, politics—and menstruation—she was dubbed the “architect of the U.S. campaign to squash the tampon tax” by Newsweek and the nation’s “tampon crusader” by New York Magazine. Her 2017 book Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity was lauded by Gloria Steinem as “the beginning of liberation for us all.” A regular contributor to Ms. Magazine, Weiss-Wolf’s writing and policy work have been featured by The New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, Vox, Vice, and NPR, among others. She also is a contributor to the 2018 Young Adult anthology, Period.: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth. Weiss-Wolfreceived her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.