Jill L. Barrett

is Interim Executive Director at The Lever Fund where she leads the creation and implementation of strategic initiatives that help the organization build on its assets and activate all stakeholders in the fight to end poverty. A life and professional coach with a background in social innovation, Jill brings a holistic approach to her work. She is founder of Evolve, a coaching and organizational development firm and former Director at Ashoka, a global NGO and the world's largest network of social entrepreneurs. Jill is the eighth generation in her family born and raised in the Washington, D.C. region.