Jenny grew up in Fresno, California, and graduated from Stanford University with an interdisciplinary environmental science and policy degree in Earth Systems. She has supported community-led social justice movements through philanthropy, policy, organizing, and research, most recently at the grassroots nonprofit organization Community Water Center. Previously, Jenny worked at the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and PolicyLink, a national racial equity think tank where she advocated for federal policies that benefit low-income communities and communities of color. At ERG, Jenny is exploring the persistence of inequities in access to safe drinking water in California.
Jenny enjoys making music with friends, experimenting with ice cream recipes, and exploring California’s beautiful topography by bike, boot, ski, and snowshoe.