Jenna Ferguson is a Program Manager in the Director General’s Office. She manages and supports activities under the leadership of IFPRI’s Head of Partnerships and Business Development, including the coordination of partnerships, fundraising efforts, and IFPRI projects that address food security and nutrition challenges in developing countries with a particular emphasis on partnerships.
Currently, she manages a complex international project that provides research evidence to national civil society organizations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America that engage in advocacy and lobbying. She has also played a leading role in organizing global events in Europe as well as in the Middle East and Africa. Jenna earned a Bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a Master's degree in International Relations and International Communication from Boston University.