Jereme Bivins joined The Rockefeller Foundation in October 2013. As a senior program associate, Jereme worked with the Director, Initiatives and Strategy on developing the Foundation’s cross-sectoral partnerships with the public and private sectors, as well as managing its global program team. Based in New York, Nairobi, and Bangkok, this team developed strategies and executes initiatives around the world in support of the Foundation’s goals of building resilience and inclusive economies.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Jereme was the digital strategy & emerging media manager for the Foundation Center, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing knowledge about philanthropy worldwide. While there, Jereme focused on the development and implementation of a national digital strategy to communicate the work of the Center, its partners, and the sector. He was also a co-organizer of New York City’s Nonprofit Technology Club (501 Tech), which hosts monthly educational and networking events for nonprofit professional in the metro area; the vice chair of NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network’s board; and a speaker and contributor to various conferences and media outlets.
Jereme received his bachelor’s degree in political science and biology from Elmira College and his master’s of bioethics (MBE) from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Oct 29 2014Blog Post Two Years After Sandy: Are We More Resilient? On the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, I want to highlight some recent articles that include—or were supported by—The Rockefeller Foundation. The New York Times highlights the Rebuild By Design competition, funded by the Foundation, and the increasing focus on resilience in the rebuilding of the New York area following Superstorm Sandy: “We will do […] Jereme Bivins May 07 2014Blog Post Using Twitter to Surface Food Security Solutions Leveraging social media and digital technology to hear from a wide array of voices is part of The Rockefeller Foundation’s approach to enriching its understanding of the dynamic challenges facing the poor and vulnerable. One such challenge is food insecurity, or the burdens of hunger and malnutrition. Policies and programs to address food insecurity have […] Faizal Karmali, James Geneske, Jereme Bivins, Rachel Korberg Dec 26 2013Blog Post Counting Down The Best of 2013 As 2013 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of the most read, most shared, and most talked about posts from our blog. From the announcement of the first 33 Resilient Cities, to Elton John receiving the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award, here are the most popular posts of 2013: 1) 33 Resilient Cities […] Jereme Bivins Nov 11 2013Blog Post Building Resilient Cities and Coasts In September, The Rockefeller Foundation was proud to make our $100 million commitment to resilient cities at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative. During that week, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated a discussion on urban resilience with Judith Rodin, World Bank Group President Jim Young Kim, and New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Check out the video, […] Jereme Bivins