IWF is delighted to welcome Karla Jacobs to our team. Karla joins IWF as a Visiting Fellow who writes extensively about education and women's and family issues and serves as chair of the Georgia Commission on Women. Karla is also a member of Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Statewide Human Trafficking Taskforce.

Karla work has appeared in The Federalist, National Review, and The Hill. Most recently she wrote an article headlined "Let's Stop Treating Sexual Assault Survivors Like Political Props" for The Hill.

Welcome aboard, Karla!

Meet Karla Below


Karla lives with her husband and two children in Marietta, Ga., where she is an active community volunteer. She is a PTA leader and in 2015 received the Georgia District 9 PTA Visionary Award for working to make PTA more accessible for Spanish speaking parents and other community projects. She is a leader in Girl Scouts and has organized fundraisers with ONE, Malaria No More, and Nothing But Nets, which work to eradicate malaria. Karla has a BA in Literary Studies and an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is an avid knitter and reader who loves nineteenth century authors. Karla is also enthusiastic about hiking, camping, and biking.

We are pleased to welcome Karla to IWF.