Jennifer Vogt
Ashoka Social Financial Services

Jennifer Vogt is Innovation Manager at Ashoka Social Financial Services (SFS). Coming to Ashoka’s SFS Project in 2015 as part of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program, Jennifer is committed to fostering public dialogue around redesigning market economies for good and engaging future thought and business leaders to think differently about how markets work.

She earned her PhD in Anthropology from Vanderbilt University for research on development programs promoting social entrepreneurship and cultural heritage among artisan producers in Peru. She holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Anthropology and Spanish from Transylvania University in Kentucky.

Articles by Jennifer Vogt

  • Jennifer Vogt

    Seeing the Road Ahead: Women in the Driver’s Seat for Change

    Esenam Nyador knows it’s not enough to just give women opportunities in the male-dominated taxi business in Ghana. She’s focused on shifting the mindsets of taxi companies, male drivers and the general public to build an inclusive environment for females to thrive – not just to drive. Nyador is one of several women profiled by Jennifer Vogt, Innovation Manager at Ashoka Social Financial Services. As we near International Women’s Day, Vogt showcases several women who are not only challenging male-dominated workplaces, but the entire systems enabling them.

    Technology, Transportation
    employment, gender equality, transportation
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