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Jennifer Patterson

Communications Director

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  • Drowning Prevention


  • Global
Jennifer Patterson is a Communications Director at GHAI, providing communications direction for the Bangladesh and Vietnam Drowning Prevention programs; collaborating with communications staff across programs to build media advocacy capacity and supporting visibility, marketing and communications efforts across the Incubator. She is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience leading high-performance teams on face-paced, mission-driven programs for clients and organizations. Jen spent half of her professional career at Ogilvy Public Agency Worldwide, directing large campaigns and working with government and nonprofit clients on a range of communications and marketing services including advertising, public relations and public affairs, branding and identity and relationship marketing. Most recently, she led communications for USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and provided senior communications consulting to the UN Foundation and the International Rescue Committee.