Jessie Petrow-Cohen

Junior at Duke University

Jessie Petrow-Cohen is currently a sophomore at Duke University majoring in Neuroscience with Women's Studies and Chemistry minors, on the pre-health track. She is the editor and writer for The Rival, a student publication at Duke and wrote for her high school newspaper, The Columbian, as well. She spent this past summer directing the swim program at Harbor Haven, a day camp for children with special needs and is interested in working with children as a career in the future. She has been involved in LGBT rights organizations as well as testified for the New Jersey Senate Judiciary committee three times on behalf of same sex marriage.