Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins
Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins champions public policy solutions that promote economic, social, and environmental benefits for communities. As a social entrepreneur, Stephanie co-envisioned the Communities First Infrastructure Alliance to advance community-centered plans, racial equity practices, and climate resilience principles serving as Vice President of Strategies. Stephanie is a 2022 Open Society Leadership in Government Fellow who previously served as a former political appointee in the Obama administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation and local government leader. Stephanie began her career working on Capitol Hill. She is a cultural bearer, wife, mother, and community advocate, who lives in Washington, D.C.