Jackie Bakalarski is the US Programme Coordinator for Stronger Together, responsible for supporting the team’s work on responsible recruitment in the U.S. agriculture industry.
Based in Washington, DC, she previously worked on labor exploitation issues in various markets for the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS), where she managed the organization’s Apparel Sector and Supply Chain Innovation portfolios. Before this, she worked in consulting on a variety of social impact and public sector issues, as well as in supply chain management for Fortune 500 companies. She holds an MBA from Georgetown University, focused on themes of responsible sourcing, social enterprise and public-private partnership, as well as a BS in Business Administration and a BA in International Development from The Ohio State University.
She is passionate about experimenting with social innovation models across contexts, and harnessing the power of the private sector to drive improvements for people and planet.