Fall Forum Keynote: Jennifer Sirangelo

Jennifer Sirangelo, President & CEO, National 4-H Council

Chevy Chase, Maryland

Jennifer Sirangelo is a believer in young people and their capacity to change the world.  She leads National 4-H Council in its mission to increase investment and participation in high-quality 4-H positive youth development programs.

Sirangelo joined Council in 2006 to grow support for America’s largest youth development organization.  Council is the non-profit partner to the nation’s 4-H movement, supporting leadership development for nearly six million young people through diverse and inclusive programs in agriculture, science, health and civic engagement by way of alliances with America’s philanthropic sector.

Sirangelo is currently leading the largest brand and alumni activation initiative in 4-H history, the Grow True Leaders Campaign, in partnership with America’s land-grant universities and Cooperative Extension System as well as the United States Department of Agriculture. In 2017, she was named to Fast Company’s annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.

Sirangelo is a member of the Farm Foundation Round Table, serves on the AgriCorps Board and is an Advisor to the Global 4-H Network Board.