Jennifer Smith

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement

Jennifer is an experienced leader in building corporate social responsibility and global engagement strategies for corporations, civil society and government actors. For more than a decade, Jenny has created successful cross-sector partnerships that address complex economic, social and governance challenges. Jenny has advised corporations on how to develop global engagement strategies that address issues related to global supply chains, labor relations, community and economic development, international trade, and philanthropic investing.

As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Engagement for Vital Voices, Jennifer is responsible for driving the organization’s global approach to partnership and stakeholder engagement. She leads a diverse portfolio of corporate partnerships, and is responsible for cultivating new relationships and opportunities with corporations and multi-sector actors to advance the organization’s mission.

Favorite Quote

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou