Jacqueline Innocent

Senior Vice President, Integrated Programs

Jacqueline Innocent provides strategic leadership and management for Habitat for Humanity International’s entire integrated programs group, including Program Effectiveness, Government Relations and Advocacy, Volunteer and Institutional Engagement, and the Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter. She joined Habitat in 2019 as the head of Habitat’s global volunteering programs, providing strategic leadership for international volunteer programs, oversight of Habitat’s national AmeriCorps and Vista programs,and the team responsible for generating revenue for volunteer programming.

In her former role as a senior leader for the Points of Light Foundation, she directed a variety of award and grant programs, including the Daily Points of Light Award program, the Points of Light Monument, the President’s Volunteer Service Award program and L’Oréal’s Women of Worth program. Her other roles in the nonprofit sector have included senior director of community initiatives of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, summer clinic fellow and supervising attorney for the Nonprofit Transactions Clinic of New York University Law School and the director of operations for the Annie E. Casey Foundation-Atlanta Civic Site.

Jacqueline holds a Juris Doctor from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University. Before embarking upon a full-time nonprofit career, she leveraged her legal and business background as a corporate attorney. Throughout her career, she has volunteered with numerous nonprofit organizations, including serving as a volunteer prosecutor for the South Carolina Criminal Domestic Violence program and coordinator for the New York Bar Lawyers in the Classroom program.

Jacqueline is from New York and currently lives in Mableton, Georgia, with her husband and daughter.