Jackie pursued a degree in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies and a minor in Education Studies. She was the president of Women of Color (WOC), an official organization at Middlebury College that is devoted to enlightening and uplifting women of all backgrounds and their surrounding communities on campus. Jackie strongly identifies as a woman/feminist of color and takes on the term as agency and as means of power. She is dedicated to promoting more visibility in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) activism and prioritized working in solidarity with women of color to liberate people from all oppression and marginalization that keeps people down, in and out of higher education.