Jennifer Tuell, MA

Executive Specialist
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Jennifer Tuell, MA

Jennifer Tuell is an Executive Specialist at AUCD. She works across departments to support administrative actions and project activities, as well as assist with development activities of the Association. 

Jennifer obtained her MA from Gallaudet University in Deaf Studies through the Language and Human Rights program. Within this experience, she was fortunate to gain skills to develop advocacy and policy approaches for disability rights. Prior to getting her masters, Jennifer did a year of service with Americorps and was challenged to build societies through assets-based community development approaches. She acquired her BA from University of Cincinnati in Special Education: American Sign Language Interpretation. These experience have allowed Jennifer to use her passion for human rights to make a difference by developing workshops, fundraisers, and community conversations.

Outside of AUCD, has Jennifer worked as an intern for USICD (United States International Council on Disability) to assist with administrative duties and works daily to help rarity the CRPD (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities).She also coordinates and volunteers with many Deaf events within the DC area. Jennifer enjoys using her passion for advocacy to create change and educate others on the importance of disability rights.