Jenny is the Deputy Director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of innovative organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. The network’s members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, ANDE believes that SGBs can help lift countries out of poverty. ANDE’s 200 plus members have operations in 150 emerging market countries. In her capacity as Deputy Director, Jenny has overseen the launch of Regional Chapters in Brazil, Central America/Mexico, East Africa, India, South Africa and West Africa and currently manages ANDE’s international team.
Jenny has sixteen years experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Most recently, she was the Senior Program Manager, Membership and Individual Donors at Hispanics in Philanthropy. She has also worked with DoubleClick in San Francisco and the Concha y Toro winery in Santiago, Chile. During business school, she worked with Agora Partnerships in Nicaragua, Enterprise Solutions for Poverty in New York, and Investors’ Circle in San Francisco. She currently serves on the Board of the DC Social Innovation Project and is a Pipeline Fellow and is a former member of the Advisory Council of the New York Venture Philanthropy Fund and the Board of Refugee Transitions in San Francisco. She has an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, where she received the Impact Award for Social Innovation and Impact and the Stern School Service Award, and a BA in Latin American Studies from Davidson College.