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Jennifer Goldman Wallis

March 10, 2022

Jennifer is a vice president of the Goldman Environmental Foundation. She started her career as a CPA in the audit practice at Ernst & Young and later created a mobile app to nudge users toward sustainable transportation decisions. During graduate school, Jennifer led the MBA Stanford Impact Fund’s Environment and Energy deal team. She also completed graduate summer internships in cleantech venture capital, sustainable forestry in Kenya, and environmental nonprofit work at the Rocky Mountain Institute. Jennifer has previously served as a board member of the Rainforest Connection and the Stern Grove Festival Association. She is currently a board member at the Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund. Jennifer holds an MBA and an MS in Environment and Resources from Stanford University. She received a BS in Accounting with a minor in Psychology from the University of Southern California. Jennifer currently lives in San Diego with her husband and daughter.

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