Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins

Senior Director Federal Policy & Parnership, NRDC

Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins champions public policy solutions that promote economic, social, and environmental benefits for communities. Stephanie directs Policy & Partnerships for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Healthy People, Thriving Communities Program. advancing federal campaigns, coalition efforts, social equity, and climate justice strategies. Stephanie previously served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration, where she advanced the administration's economic opportunity agenda at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Stephanie brings her lived experience working at the international, federal, state, and local government level working with elected and community leaders. She lives in the Congress Heights community in Washington, DC.