Jennifer Wei

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Jennifer Wei


Organizational Effectiveness Officer, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


Menlo Park, CA


Jennifer is the Organizational Effectiveness Officer in the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group. She oversees capacity-building grantmaking that provides support for grantees across the foundation to be high-performing, healthy and sustainable organizations.  She also manages the foundation’s pilot fund to help build grantees’ capacity in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Previously, Jennifer was the founding Chief Operating Officer of Techbridge Girls, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering girls through science, technology and engineering.  She oversaw the spin-off from its parent organization and led its national expansion, opening new offices and scaling the operational infrastructure needed to support growth.

In prior roles, she worked in business development at Turner Broadcasting Systems, principal investing at Goldman Sachs, and investment banking at Merrill Lynch.  Jennifer holds dual bachelor’s degrees in engineering and business from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

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