Certificate Training Series Inaugural Cohort

Jennifer Park

Jennifer Park is the Executive Director of the Opportunity Accelerator at Results for America. The Opportunity Accelerator partners with government to promote economic mobility and reduce racial disparities, ultimately strengthening the wellbeing of individuals and fostering thriving communities. She served as a founding member of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities (WWC) initiative.

Previously, Jenn managed Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose program, an award-winning curriculum designed to help young professionals identify their purpose and put it into action by creating a career with impact. Her early experience was in political and advocacy organizing with Mayors Against Illegal Guns (now Everytown for Gun Safety), the 57th Presidential Inaugural Committee, and President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign. Jenn is also currently a Visiting Practitioner with Cornell Tech’s Public Interest Tech initiative (PiTech), serves on the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance Task Force and as a panelist for the National Science Foundation’s Civic Innovation Challenge.