Jennifer Bianca Browning

Jennifer Bianca Browning coordinates grantmaking activities for the Program department at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. She monitors current grants and supports the development, review and presentation of grant proposals for the Opportunity Youth initiative. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, Browning worked for the District of Columbia government on oversight of the District’s COVID-19 response. Before returning to her hometown of Washington, D.C., Browning worked for almost a decade on international public health, food security, and gender equality issues, primarily in Africa. During this time, Browning worked for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Ethiopia on refugee food security and as a program officer at WFP headquarters in Rome covering francophone countries and in Senegal, as a John Gardner Fellow on gender equality at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and for the US Embassy overseeing an HIV/AIDS prevention program. Browning also founded a women’s soccer non-profit, Ladies’ Turn, with the captain of the Senegalese national women’s team. Browning earned a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in development studies and French from the University of California, Berkeley. She speaks French, Italian, Spanish and some Wolof.