Jenni Wolfson

Brooklyn, New York, United States


Jenni Wolfson is the Executive Director of Chicken & Egg Pictures, which supports women non-fiction filmmakers whose artful and innovate storytelling catalyzes social change. Ms. Wolfson was previously the Managing Director of WITNESS, the international human rights video advocacy organization co-founded by musician Peter Gabriel. Jenni has worked for UNICEF, protecting the rights of children affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters. She has also served in numerous posts around the world for the UN, including the UN International Civilian Mission in Haiti and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Rwanda as a human rights investigator. Jenni wrote and still performs a solo play, RASH, about her experiences as a human rights activist. She has a Masters Degree in Human Rights and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Strathclyde.