Janneke House is a Senior Advisor for U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand overseeing the legislative agenda on Economic Development, Energy, Environment, Fashion, Technology, and Transportation. Prior to joining the Senator’s office, she worked for the Kendall Square Association in Cambridge, MA. She was responsible for engaging with global tech and biotech companies, ensuring the on-going vitality of one of the country’s most economically robust districts. Janneke ran for City Council in Salt Lake City, UT and in Cambridge, MA. Janneke has a passion for serving the communities in which she lives by serving on boards that empower women and girls as well as conservation and local development initiatives. She was the first graduate to receive a Masters of Urban Planning degree from the University of Utah. Janneke was born near Sundance, Utah where she developed a love for the outdoors and mountains and now lives in New York City and Cambridge, MA.