Jugba Santi is a proud New Yorker from the Bronx and is of African-American and Liberian descent. She earned a Master of Science in Urban Policy Analysis and Management with a concentration in Politics and Advocacy from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany with a double major in Political Science and Africana Studies.
She previously served as National Committeewoman of the New York State Young Democrats and currently serves as State Legislative Liaison for the Black Caucus of the Young Democrats of America. In 2012, she worked as a Summer Organizing Fellow for President Obama’s re-election campaign in Northwest Philadelphia as well as a Field Organizer for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. She also worked as a Communications Specialist for the New York State Senate Democratic Conference and currently works as an Intergovernmental Affairs Analyst for the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. She is also a 2017 New Leaders Council Fellow in the New York City Chapter.