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Jacki Zehner

CEO, Women Moving Millions and President of the Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation

Jacki Zehner dedicates her time and resources towards the advancement of women and girls. As the President of The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation, a role she has held for the past decade, Jacki funds a variety of projects and organizations with a particular focus on women’s rights, women’s foundations, movement building and media. More recently, Jacki became the CEO of Women Moving Millions, a non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing unprecedented resources for women and girls. With more than 180 women each contributing a million dollars or more to organizations of their choice, WMM has successfully centered the needs of women and girls in philanthropic giving.

In 1996, Jacki became the youngest woman and first female trader to be invited into the partnership of Goldman Sachs.  She left that role in 2002 and has since had primarily a philanthropic focus. She currently serves on the Board of The Sundance Institute as well as the advisory boards of The Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media, The Pax Global Women’s Equality Fund, the Women Effect Investing Initiative of Criterion Ventures, The Shriver Report, The Women@Paley Initiative, The 2020 Women on Boards Board of Leaders, The Women’s Philanthropy Institute Council and Gamechanger, a feature film fund for female directors. She is a prior board member of many other organizations.

Jacki is a member of many philanthropic communities and networks including the International Women’s Forum, The Harvard Kennedy School’s Women’s Leadership Board, The Women Donor’s Network, The Red Cross Tiffany Circle, and the United Way of Salt Lake’s Women’s Leadership Council.  In honor of her work she has received many awards including most recently the Global Fund For Women’s Philanthropy Award.

Jacki was born and raised in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. After living in New York City and Connecticut for 25 years, Jacki now lives in Park City, Utah, with her husband Greg and two children.

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