Jalyn Marks

B.A., English, Grinnell College

Jalyn is a disability and mental health advocate, pursuing her M.A. in Communications, Culture & Technology at Georgetown University. She is the Graduate Assistant supporting The Engelhard Project at the Center of New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS), which supports Georgetown faculty and campus resource professionals as partners in incorporating health and well-being issues into the classroom.

Prior to CNDLS, Jalyn worked at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). She received her B.A. in English from Grinnell College.

Talk to me about: disability and mental health, policy, storytelling, participatory research, health literacy, telehealth, visual data, human-centered computing, privacy law, accessible web design, health insurance, data management, public interest technology, and integrating mental health and well-being into the classroom.