SPECIALIST // Jennifer Young’s Bio
For the past 15 years, Jennifer has worked across public, private and nonprofit sectors to advance solutions to large-scale social and public policy challenges. At Pearson, she oversees the company’s programs and partnerships for its global social impact campaigns, including Project Literacy.
Before Pearson, Jennifer worked at Human Rights Watch, elevating issues related to women’s rights and juvenile justice through targeted partnerships and advocacy. She also co-founded the Halifax International Security Forum—a global network of public and private sector leaders who come together for dialogue and action on peace and security issues. She also oversaw corporate and multilateral partnerships for the National Democratic Institute (NDI). She was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile and holds a B.A. in International Affairs and an M.P.A. in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy.