Kara Zupkus serves as the spokeswoman for YAF. Kara became involved with Young America’s Foundation her freshman year at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she studied Political Science and Journalism. She served on the chapter’s executive board for four years and successfully hosted Ben Shapiro at a standing-room-only lecture amid controversy while serving as GW YAF co-president her senior year.
The chapter also hosted Sen. Rick Santorum, Steve Forbes, Marc Thiessen, Sen. Rand Paul, Christina Hoff Sommers, and Bay Buchanan in addition to the 9/11: Never Forget Project, Freedom Week, Ask YAF, and Cemetery of the Innocents activism events.
During her time at GW, Kara interned with YAF’s National Journalism Center at NBC News’s Washington Bureau. Kara also worked at the Washington Examiner and the American Action Network before joining YAF’s national headquarters staff.
In 2020, Kara was profiled in Newsweek as a “Young, Diverse Conservative Star Progressives Need to Fear.”