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    Jessica Posner

    Co-Founder & COO, Shining Hope for Communities

    Jessica is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Shining Hope for Communities, a non-profit that combats extreme poverty and gender inequality in Kibera—Africa’s largest slum. Shining Hope runs the Kibera School for Girls—the slum’s first free school for girls, as well as a community health clinic, clean toilet initiative, youth and community education, and economic development initiatives. Jessica won the 2010 Do Something Award and was named “America’s top-world changer 25 and under” live on VH1.

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