Jen Krimm is the Senior Stabilization Advisor and Donor Outreach Specialist for USAID/Yemen (XLA). Jen has political and international development experience primarily focusing on conflict and post-conflict contexts. From 2013-2020 Jen worked on international development through implementing partners predominantly supported by USAID and the US Department of State, including living in Sana’a, Yemen, working on USAID-supported democracy and governance programming 2013-2014. Jen’s work has focused on designing, managing, and implementing programming on peace, democracy, governance, gender, youth, and, increasingly, P/CVE. From 2008-2011 she worked in political, policy, and communications positions in the US Congress and in American domestic politics.
Jen has worked in a number of countries--Yemen, Liberia, South Sudan, Nepal, Kosovo, Albania, etc.--and has lived in Yemen, South Sudan, Tunisia, Kuwait, as well as Qatar, where she was a Fulbright Fellow.
She has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in Terrorism and Political Violence from the University of St Andrews. She, her husband, and daughter live in Amman, Jordan.
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