Yinuo (Jenny) Zhang

2020/2021 Kirchner Food Fellow

Jenny is pursuing a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree at Georgetown University with a focus on global business and finance.

Jenny is interested in the nexus of business, sustainability, and technology. She works to leverage private capital and expertise to achieve Sustainable Development Goals and generate social impact. As a Wallenberg International Fellow, Jenny studied the Swedish innovation system and supported Ericsson’s Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility team. Jenny worked at the Milken Institute’s Center for Strategic Philanthropy, analyzing philanthropic capital’s potential to catalyze social change. Prior to that, she was a part of the Digital Agriculture Team at the World Bank, where she researched the digital transformation of the food system and its impact on agricultural development. She also participated in a consulting project evaluating blockchain’s potential to improve financial inclusion within the Australian dairy industry. Jenny earned her BS in Foreign Service Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University, majoring in Science, Technology and International Affairs with a focus on food and agriculture’s role in sustainable development.