Jennifer Bumgarner - President
Jennifer Bumgarner is currently the executive director of the NC Alliance of Economic Justice, a coalition of six statewide organizations that works to ensure a living income for all North Carolinians.
She has served as a member of the NC Women United Board of Directors for one year, and she also serves on the NCWU membership and communications committees.
Previously, she has worked in nonprofit administration, in social services provision, and as a policy analyst.
Jennifer has a BA in Politics from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, and a MSc from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
She serves on the membership committee for the YWCA of the Greater Triangle, on the Wake County Democratic Party's Precinct Organizing Committee, and is currently working as volunteer coordinator for several political campaigns.
has a strong interest in issues affecting women and their families and has worked with numerous women's organizations in addition to NC Women United
, including the Wake Forest University
Commission on the Status of Women and the Steering Committee of the WFU
Women's Studies program, the League of Women of Ukraine
, the Forum on International Feminisms
, the YWCA
, Democratic Women
, and several local domestic violence and sexual assault response programs.
A native of Hickory, NC, Jennifer lives in Raleigh with her
very spoiled dogs, Oscar and Sasha. - June, 2004