New Executive Director Jennifer Cinti
For more than 25 years, Jennifer has worked with non-profit and educational institutions to lead, support, and nurture programs that empower, educate, and activate youth, women, and communities. She is passionate about social and environmental justice, human rights, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and intercultural dialogue.
A resident of the Hudson Valley for the last two decades, Jennifer has worked in higher education for the past 13 years, most recently as Assistant Director of Custom Programs at the School for International Training where she managed and developed international education programs focused on critical global issues for undergraduate students in 30+ countries around the world. Her experience in higher education includes managing international education programs and serving as the Director of the Annual Fund at Bard College. Other positions held by Jennifer include serving as the inaugural Executive Director of Global Youth Connect, as a program coordinator for Street Law, as an anti-bias facilitator with the Anti-Defamation League’s World of Difference Institute, and as Associate Director at an international youth leadership camp in the Hudson Valley. She has also served as a consultant to several non-profit organizations, including Young Rhinebeck, Midwives for Midwives, and the Artemisia Foundation, on topics ranging from fundraising, marketing, grantmaking, and program development.
Jennifer holds an MS in foreign service from Georgetown University and a BA in international studies from American University. She has traveled to and worked in more than 30 countries and is the author of To Promote and Protect Women’s Human Rights: A Handbook of Mobilization Strategies for Women’s Non-governmental Organizations.
She is also the mother of a young toddler and delights in introducing him to the natural beauty and community resources of the Hudson Valley region.