Jennifer Posthumus

Jennifer Posthumus

Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2016-17, Economic Opportunities Program

Manager, Employer & Stakeholder Engagement, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Toronto, ON

Jennifer Posthumus, Manager of Employer & Stakeholder Engagement with Toronto Employment and Social Services, has broad experience in employment program design, project management, and partnership development. Her portfolio is focused on advancing the City’s Workforce Development Strategy, as it relates to private sector engagement, community capacity building, and inclusionary hiring. Jennifer manages the Partnership to Advance Youth Employment, an initiative aimed at increasing youth access to job preparation supports and employment opportunities in a variety of in-demand sectors.

Jennifer Posthumus is a member of the Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2016-17, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at