Bend, OR, United States
Jordan Conger, from Bend, Oregon, is pursuing a master’s degree in environment and resources at Stanford School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, and a master’s degree in business administration at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics. Jordan aspires to help shape future energy and climate solutions, and eventually return to public service. He worked in politics and government for nine years in a variety of roles ranging from campaign manager to chief of staff. During this time, he developed and passed legislation to launch central Oregon’s first ever four-year university, enhance whistleblower protections for government workers, and allow women to purchase birth control without a doctor’s prescription, making Oregon the first state in the country to remove this barrier to access.