Jay Wu (they/them/theirs)
As Director of Communications, Jay leads NCTE's strategic communications program, promoting the organization's policy change and public education work and increasing acceptance of and justice for transgender people.
Jay served in other capacities on the Communications team from 2016 to 2018 and was a policy intern in 2014. Prior to joining the NCTE team, they were a presidential appointee in the press office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on the Affordable Care Act.
Jay lives in Washington, D.C. with their cat, Malt, and previously lived in Swarthmore, PA, San Francisco, and Hong Kong.