Jessica Partnow she/her


Jessica is a nonprofit leader, educator, and public radio journalist. She was the founding executive director of The Seattle Globalist, a nonprofit media organization dedicated to elevating diverse voices through media. She has an MBA with a focus on leadership, and works as a transition consultant for small and growing nonprofit organizations. She has worked with dozens of small nonprofits on corporate formation, organizational structure, board development, strategic planning, mission and vision development, program planning, operations, fundraising, and communications. She particularly enjoys supporting organizations who are working to integrate their commitment to racial justice, equity, and representation into the fabric of their internal operations. Jessica is also an audio producer and editor, and produces podcasts for a range of clients. She is a longtime Y-We supporter, mentor, and cheerleader and joined the board in September 2023.

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