Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2012; re-elected 2016

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.

Family: Married Doug Schroder, Oct. 16, 2015.

Occupation: Freelance grant writer and nonprofit development consultant.

Former: Development director, OneWorld Community Health Centers and staff attorney, Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition.

Member: board, Live Well Omaha; board, Omaha Schools Foundation; executive committee, National Conference of State Legislatures.

Honors and awards: 2012 Eleanor Roosevelt Rising Star Award, Douglas County Democratic Party; 2014 40 Under 40 Award, Midlands Business Journal; 2015 Milo Mumgaard Emerging Leader Award, Nebraska Appleseed.