Chief Impact Officer, Rethink Capital Partners
Jenna Arnold is an independent advisor to Seavest Investment Group LLC and Rethink Capital Partners as an Impact Consultant helping develop for meaningful and measurable impact across all vehicles. Jenna comes to this work as an entrepreneur and activist, enthusiastic about the possibilities to do well and do good within such ecosystems. For her recent work as one of the organizers of the Women’s March, Jenna was recognized with a Glamour Women of the Year award.
She is the co-founder of ORGANIZE, a nonprofit focused on ending the waitlist for organ transplants in the US. ORGANIZE was awarded an Innovator in Residence position in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services beginning in 2016, and co-hosted the White House Organ Donation Summit, which, in addition to other initiatives, launched $300 million worth of commitments across multiple sectors. Since then, an Executive Order has been signed and legislation proposed to increase the number of life-saving, transplantable organs.
For her work at ORGANIZE, Jenna was named one of Inc.’s “20 Most Disruptive Innovators.” The New York Times called ORGANIZE one of the “Biggest Ideas in Social Change,” and the organization has been covered by CNN, the Washington Post, NPR, US News, FastCompany, Forbes, ESPN, Slate, SELF, UpWorthy, HBO’s Last Week Tonight, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Jenna has been named to Oprah’s 100 Super Soul Influencers, Inc. Magazine’s 35 Under 35 List, the World’s Economic Forum’s Young Global Shapers, and in 2017, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Previously, Jenna was the Executive Producer and Creator of one of MTV’s hit TV shows, ‘Exiled!’ and was the youngest American to work at the United Nations where she created multi-platform programming and impact evaluation framework. Jenna has taught in 13 countries with a laser focus on citizenship education and has authored 15 different curricula.
She sits on the board of Women’s March Global and the African Mission Healthcare Foundation and lives in New York with her husband and two young children, who are anti-sleep.