Jacqueline M. Ebanks was appointed, by Mayor Bill de Blasio in August 2017, as Executive Director of the New York City Commission on Gender Equity (CGE). CGE works across City agencies to break down institutional barriers to equity for all New Yorkers regardless of gender identity, gender expression, or background.
An innovative manager and policy maker with extensive experience in philanthropy and the non-profit sector, Jacqueline has worked for over three decades to promote economic and social justice for women, girls, and marginalized communities.
She has served as Executive Director of the Women’s City Club of New York; Vice President of Programs at the New York Women’s Foundation; Vice President and Director of U.S. Partnerships and Program Development and Northeast Regional Community Relations Director at Citigroup, and Vice President for Community Investment at United Way of New York City.
Jacqueline holds a M.S. in Policy Analysis and Public Management from SUNY Stony Brook.