Jennifer Smith

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships 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

Name three inspiring women you’ve met in your own life.
My mom, my grandmother, my daughter

 

List five things that people could ask you about
Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Partnerships, Global Supply Chains, Trade Policy, Dogs, Daniel Tiger

 

Where is your favorite place you have traveled?
Istanbul

 

What inspired you to work at Vital Voices, and what do you love about your job here?
Finding new and innovative ways to tap into the resources and human capital of the private sector to advance women’s leadership and empowerment around the world.