Deren Owji

San Francisco, CA, USA

Last updated February 13, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

I am a student at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service pursuing a degree in Public Policy with experience in lobbying and political consulting.

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I am a sophomore undergraduate student at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service pursuing a degree in Public Policy and Media, Culture, and Communications with experience in lobbying, equity-based advocacy work, and political consulting (organizing, research, and fundraising). I have additional background experience at San Francisco based ethically manufactured clothing startup, Everlane. In addition to English, I am fluent in French and Turkish, and have a proficiency in Farsi. After my undergraduate education, I plan on pursuing graduate education and a career in Media, Entertainment, and Intellectual Property Law.


Farsi (Persian)

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Policy and Communications Intern

Jun 2020 - Present

John Brooks for New York State Senate

Policy Intern

Jun 2020 - Present
+1 more experience

Professional Interests

Media Law
Intellectual Property Law
Entertainment Industry
Media Management
Talent Management
Talent/Entertainment Agency
Brand Consulting
Public Relations
Publicity Agency
Music Industry
Entertainment Law

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Transgender Rights
Immigration Reform
Foreign Policy
Public Health Policy
Reproductive Rights
Universal Healthcare

Volunteer Experience

Lobbying Assistant

American Immigration Lawyers Association

2014 - 2017

Packaging Volunteer

San Francisco and Marin Food Bank

2013 - 2018



B.A. – Bachelor of Arts, Public Policy

B.A. – Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Public Policy

Academic Interests

Policy Analysis
Public Relations
Public Relations
Computer Science
Political Science
Data Science