For the past ten years, Nedeau has also written about politics, technology and women’s rights as well as travel essays and fiction stories. She has been published by The New York Times, Washington Post, Stateline.org, among other outlets. In 2010, Nedeau was chosen as one of “30 extraordinary women making history” by the Women’s Media Center. Gloria Feldt, a feminist activist and author, published a book titled, No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, which includes interviews with Nedeau about the relationship between women and power.
Nedeau has been focused on leadership development throughout her life. For over six years, she has volunteered for New Leaders Council, a national non-profit that recruits, trains and connects progressive leaders across America. She now serves on NLC’s Leadership Board of Advisers and gives trainings on entrepreneurship and digital strategy. She is also a political partner at the Truman National Security Project. In her free time, she organizes women’s leadership networking events and helps to mentor young women.
Nedeau has appeared on Good Morning America and she has participated in presentations and speeches at Stanford Law School, The New York Times, The National Press Club, Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, Netroots Nation, Politics Online Conference and more.
Nedeau was born and raised in San Francisco before she moved to the East Coast to complete a bachelor’s degree in Journalism at The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs. You can follow her on Twitter @JenNedeau.