About Us Team
Jess Furmanski

Jess works within our Project Management team to manage and support some of Forum One’s largest projects, including digital platform development for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Schusterman Foundation, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Jess shares her knowledge generously, providing training for other project management staff, and enthusiastically jumps in whenever needed to move projects forward. She holds a a Bachelor of Business in Economics and Marketing from Auckland University of Technology and is passionate about education and accessibility to education.

Favorite issues:

  • Children & youth
  • Education

It may surprise you:

  • She has a New Zealand accent, but she was actually born in Israel
  • She knows a lot of summer camp games and facilitation techniques, and she loves running games at work

Can’t live without:

  • Petting at least one dog a day
  • Ice cream from Salt and Straw in Seattle – regardless of the weather!

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