Jenny Abramson

    ROLE: Founder & Managing Partner of Social Impact

    EXPERTISE: Social Impact Tech, Education, Personal Data, and Media

    CONTACT: jenny.abramson@gmail.com

    OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment

    Jenny Abramson is the founder & managing partner of a social impact venture fund. She is a proven executive and entrepreneur having held a range of leadership roles across the social impact tech space–in education, personal data, and media. She has been covered in CNN, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, interviewed on Squawk Box, and featured at the Code Conference, and was named Top 40 Under 40 and a DC Power Women in Tech.

    Most recently, Jenny served as CEO of LiveSafe, a mobile security company focused on preventing school shootings and sexual assaults. She also held significant business roles at The Washington Post, Personal (a data company), and The Boston Consulting Group. In the education sector, Jenny oversaw the Transformation Management Office for DC Public Schools Chancellor Rhee and served as the Director of Strategy & Development at Teach for America. Jenny sits on five boards including the Advisory Board of Camden Partners (Exelixis Fund).

    Jenny received a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford, an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she served on Harvard’s Investment Advisory Committee for Shareholder Responsibility, and was a Fulbright Scholar at The London School of Economics.