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Jackie  Mahendra


San Francisco


  • United States

Jackie Mahendra

Senior Advisor

Jackie is a Senior Advisor at Luminate. Based in San Francisco, she leads civic empowerment investments in the US.

Prior to joining Luminate, Jackie was a senior fellow at MoveOn.org, focusing on immigrant and refugee rights and protection. She was previously Executive Director at Citizen Engagement Lab, a non-profit social change incubator, and Director of Storytelling at Change.org, the world’s largest campaign platform. 

Jackie serves as an advisory board member of several Bay Area social good startups, including as a co-chair of the Full Circle Fund’s Civic Tech Accelerator.