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.


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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