Executive Director, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN)
Portland, OR, US
Cohort: Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) New York, 2014, Independent Sector, Washington DC, 2017
Jamie Smith is the Executive Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. Prior to taking the helm of YNPN, Jamie was one of the 2016 Interim Co-Executive Directors and the former Communications & Network Engagement Director. Jamie first connected with YNPN as a member of YNPN Chicago and was selected as a Launchpad Fellow in 2013. Before coming on full-time with YNPN, she was a freelance writer and content strategist working with nonprofits, technology companies, and travel brands to amplify their impact with clear and compelling communications. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Public Policy and has a Masters degree in Communications from Northwestern University. Additionally, Jamie was a 2017 Independent Sector NGen Fellow. When she's not working, she's reading, traveling, and riding her bike.