Lisa Jackson

Senior Development Officer, Foundations

    Education

    MA in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

    Lisa Jackson is Re:wild's Senior Development Officer, Foundations. She cultivates significant philanthropy partnerships and drives engagement strategies to optimize financial support for partner-based programs around the world from foundations.

    In her role, Lisa coordinates the design of foundation partnership strategies, implementation, and stewardship for Re:wild’s efforts that enhance visibility and philanthropic support for both the organization's core budget and field-based partners around the globe.

    As a social justice practitioner, her passion is grounded in the interconnectedness between humans and the earth. Her journey began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Following her service, she remained in West Africa for six years dedicating her early career to advancing equity in access to safe water and sanitation. Her skills extend to learning local dialects in the 13+ countries she has worked to drive community-led WASH priority setting, design and implementation. She is based in New York.