Jenny Shapiro

Resource Mobilization Officer

As the Resource Mobilization Officer at IPPF/WHR, Jenny supports the Resource Mobilization team in the development of proposals and reports for institutional donors and assists with overall grants management.

Prior to her position at IPPF/WHR, she was the US Grants Director and Outreach Coordinator for The Genesis Foundation, a foundation supporting educational programs for children in Colombia and in Hispanic communities in the United States. Her commitment to women’s sexual and reproductive health extends beyond her role at IPPF/WHR—she is also a birth doula and a lactation counselor who believes in empowering women as they make their life changing transition into motherhood.

Jenny holds a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Spanish from Brandeis University and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy.

Q&A

Where were you born?
New York, New York, USA

What languages do you speak?
English, Spanish

What's the most amazing thing you've seen while traveling?
A clandestine abortion in a doctor’s living room in Mexico.

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