Jenna Farineau is ActionAid USA's Communications Fellow. In this role she engages grassroots supporters and amplifies ActionAid’s work through digital communications channels. Jenna previously worked for ActionAid Senegal managing communications for the organization and most notably for their Agroecology and Resilience Project. She is a graduate of College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, where she received a B.A. in Human Ecology.
Prior to joining ActionAid, Jenna worked with the Agency for the Development of Women and Children to establish a Seed and Cereal Bank mechanism to eradicate food insecurity in rural Gambia. She has also run communications for Greener Impact International in Ghana and has a vast background practicing sustainable farming with smallholder farmers in Maine, France, Ireland, Ghana, Senegal, and The Gambia.