Lena Branch was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She is a student at the University of Iowa where she began her involvement in politics. While at Iowa, she has risen to the President of her Turning Point USA chapter and Vice President of Students for Life. She completed internships with the Heidi Ganahl for Governor campaign and POPlitics Production. She was also the winner of NeW’s 2023 Lead Like a Lady Essay Contest, so her writing was published in the Washington Examiner. She will be graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Management and a minor in French. She is passionate about giving young conservatives a voice, community, and support.