Jenna Markowitz

Director, Legal & Business Affairs (New York)

Jenna began her career as a corporate attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions. After moving with her family from New York City to Connecticut in 2015, she cultivated her passion for helping others while volunteering in her community. She decided to begin a new career centered around making a positive impact, starting with an internship at IRIS – Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services, the largest refugee resettlement agency in Connecticut.

Learning more about the growing global refugee crisis and witnessing the effect of conflict on those who have experienced it led to a particular interest in the work of Seeds of Peace.

Jenna earned a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

“I am very excited to be a part of such an inspiring organization and to help further its mission of peacebuilding through leadership development.”