Jenny Johnston


Analyst, Investments

Jenny is an analyst at Omidyar Network where she is responsible for the sourcing and evaluation of for-profit and nonprofit investments for the firm’s Financial Inclusion initiative with a focus on Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Jenny was an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. While at the firm, Jenny advised, managed, and executed capital markets strategy for investment grade corporate companies across the industrial, healthcare and consumer retail sectors. She previously worked as a summer analyst at Goldman Sachs covering technology, media, & telecommunications and real estate and at BlackRock in corporate development and strategy.

Jenny graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College where she received a B.A. in economics and minored in political science with a focus in environmental studies. Jenny received high honors for her economic thesis focused on the effects of natural resource extraction on development and institutional quality, integrating her development work from her time abroad in Ecuador.

DEPARTMENT
Investment
INITIATIVE
Financial Inclusion
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