Senya Merchant

Program Director

Senya Merchant was the Program Director with Generation Progress’s Higher Ed, Not Debt campaign. Prior to joining American Progress, Merchant served as an intern at the White House Office of Management and Budget, where she assisted the Legislative Affairs team and occasionally the director’s office. She also worked as a student fellow and field organizer on President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign in Virginia. Merchant graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science with a focus in public policy from The George Washington University.

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