Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2012

Born Sept. 24, 1981, in Omaha.

Education: Graduate of Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart High School, 1999; Smith College (B.A.), 2003; Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (J.D.), 2008.

Occupation: Development director, One World Community Health Centers.

Former: staff attorney, Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition.

Member: League of Women Voters; Joslyn Castle Neighborhood.

Association; board, Live Well Omaha; volunteer, Film Streams.

Honors and awards: 2012 Eleanor Roosevelt Rising Star Award, Douglas County Democratic Party.