Jennifer Brooks

Jennifer Brooks, Chief Program Officer

Jennifer joined Children’s Council in 2016. She has more than 15 years of managerial experience in the non-profit sector and a track record of getting initiatives off the ground, taking them to scale and developing strategic partnerships that drive toward mission impact.


Prior to Children’s Council, Jennifer spent more than a decade at Prosperity Now (then, the Corporation for Enterprise Development), a national nonprofit that makes it possible for millions of people to achieve financial security and contribute to an opportunity economy—most recently as Vice President for Field Engagement. Earlier in her career, Jennifer worked in the U.S. Senate and for domestic and international organizations that work to build the economic independence of women and girls.


Jennifer serves on the board of the Episcopal Impact Fund and has served on the boards of Rural Dynamics, Inc. and Beacon Day School. She holds a master’s degree from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. She can be reached at 415.276.2942 or by email.


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