Jodie Clark is a Program Associate in Global Development and Population at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She supports grantmaking that aims to increase transparency, participation and accountability between governments and citizens, and increase the use of evidence in policy decisions that affect developing countries.
Previously, she was a program associate at Packard Foundation’s population and reproductive health program where she focused on sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to that, she was the program and operations manager at the Rockin’ Appalachian Mom Project, a Connecticut-based organization dedicated to responding to nutrition, economic development, and emergency relief needs among children and families in Martin County, Kentucky. While pursuing graduate studies, Jodie supported a research initiative led by the International Water Management Institute to identify effective small-scale irrigation solutions in Zambia, and worked with Oxfam International to research new methods for evaluating women’s rights and gender equity programs.
Born in the Bay Area and raised in Hawaii, Jodie has a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from Bates College in Maine and a master’s degree in sustainable international development from Brandeis University.