Jill joined GKI in 2014 as an intern before transitioning first to a Junior Program Officer and then a Program Officer. Jill contributes research, writing, and support to several GKI programs and to GKI’s Systems Research and Evaluation program especially. Jill’s research, construction of systems narratives and visualizations is key to GKI’s partnerships with The Rockefeller Foundation and USAID. Previously, Jill supported GKI’s Social Innovation Lab practice, appraising the state of Social Innovation Labs globally, deepening GKI’s understanding of their impact, construction, and potential to transform international development as we know it. Jill also supports the research and design underpinning GKI’s Collaborative Innovation Capacity Building Program.
Prior to joining GKI, Jill, a member Phi Beta Kappa, graduated summa cum laude from George Mason University with a degree in Government and International Affairs. She also studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University. She loves languages and studied both French and Arabic.