Mimi Vance is a project assistant for BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative. Her previous experience includes work at the Center for Public Justice in Washington, DC where she contributed to issues related to child care and paid family leave, as well as policy research concerning early childhood issues. There she also met with Hill staffers to discuss the importance of family and child-centered policies. Most recently, she interned for the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Tennessee General Assembly, Senator Ferrell Haile, where she received first-hand experience learning about the nuances of the public policy process.
Vance graduated summa cum laude from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN with her BA in Law, Justice, and Society and minor in Political Science. At Lipscomb, she served as President of the Student Government Association for the 2020-2021 academic year.