International Advisor
Jennifer founded the NEC Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis, after losing her son Micah to the disease in 2012. The NEC Society is a leading international champion for the prevention of NEC in fragile infants. Jennifer’s expertise includes children’s environmental health, nonprofit leadership, community organizing and advocacy. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post on parenting, health and food justice issues. Jennifer has presented on diverse children’s health topics nationally and internationally. She completed her undergraduate studies at U.C.L.A. and earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California with a focus on community organizing.