Jacky Rosen is a U.S. Senator representing the state of Nevada. Rosen previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 115th Congress where she was rated one of the most bipartisan freshmen members and was a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus. Rosen serves on the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Special Committee on Aging, and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. She has been a champion for encouraging early childhood education in STEM, especially for young girls. In her first year in the Senate, Rosen also launched the Bipartisan Comprehensive Care Caucus.
Prior to running for elected office, Rosen started her career as a computer programmer and software developer. Rosen is also the former President of Congregation Ner Tamid, the state’s largest synagogue.
Rosen and her husband Larry have one daughter, Miranda. Rosen received her undergraduate bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1979. Rosen also received an associate’s degree in computing and information technology in 1985 from Clark County Community College — what is now the College of Southern Nevada.