Increasingly, women are rising as leaders in philanthropy. They’re creating their own wealth, establishing private foundations, and collaborating with their philanthropic peers. In this podcast, we hear from two extraordinary women who are transforming the sector through research and convening power. Together, Jacki Zehner, Chief Engagement Officer of Women Moving Millions and President of The Jacqueline and Gregory Zehner Foundation, and Dr. Debra Mesch, Director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute discuss gender differences in giving and their significance as more women take the helm affecting social change.
About Jacki Zehner:
Jacki Zehner is an impassioned philanthropic leader committed to women’s advancement and philanthropic movement building. She became a community member of Women Moving Millions (WMM) in 2009 and has since become WMM’s Chief Engagement Officer. In addition to her role with WMM, she is President of the Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation, a Board Member of The Sundance Institute and an advisory board member to many organizations including Impact Partners, The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, The Shriver Report, The Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Catalytic Women, and Gamechangers, the first ever film fund for female directors. Prior to her full-time engagement in the philanthropic arena, she was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs.