Jenny Sorin

YLC Co-Chair

Jenny Sorin is the Chief of Staff for IDiF, the Center of Innovation for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Finance, a nonprofit championing increased access to capital through research, collaboration and advocacy. She works closely with senior leadership to effectively manage the IDiF community and the organization's tactical and strategic operations. She is also an accomplished documentary producer whose work has been featured across major networks including PBS, HBO, and MSNBC. Her most recent credits include Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. for PBS, and "The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee" for HBO Feature Documentaries. Jenny received her B.A in Social Anthropology from Cornell University.

In 2018, Jenny learned that she carried a BRCA1 mutation. After watching her mother battle breast cancer not once--but twice--Jenny elected to undergo a prophylactic double mastectomy followed by reconstruction. Since then, Jenny has been a dedicated member of the Basser Young Leadership Council and committed to raising money for BRCA-related research. She was elected as Co-Chair for the YLC in 2021.

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