Jinnyn Jacob

Senior Innovation Strategist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Jinnyn is a connector of people and ideas. For the last 11 years she has used this talent to unleash the innovative potential of organizations and individuals and to facilitate a greater understanding of different cultures and important political issues. She currently leads Booz Allen’s Innovation Hub Network (a network of 8 high-innovation ecosystems across the United States) and is the head of outreach and partnerships for Booz Allen’s Innovation Center. Previously, she worked with Pew to better understand the Muslim world; researched women’s leadership and youth civil society as a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey; championed the agenda of the world’s female heads of state at the Council of Women World Leaders; co-created a social enterprise providing English-language and leadership education to under-served female populations in Mexico; and built an academic department and political education infrastructure in Qatar.