Jennifer Sanders Co-Founder and Executive Director, Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA)
Jennifer Sanders is Cofounder and Executive Director of the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan for Dallas. She brings over 12 years of expertise across a broad array of industries, including energy, technology, economic development, nonprofit and finance, serving in functions including communications, stakeholder and community relations, strategic counsel and operations.
DIA’s goal is to elevate Dallas as a city that is not only prepared for – but a driving force in shaping – the future of cities, and provide opportunities for prosperity for its citizens.
Jennifer is actively involved with numerous civic organizations in Dallas, serving as President of the Mayor’s Star Council, on the Board of the Suicide & Crisis Center of North Texas, an Ambassador for the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC), among others.
In 2016, Jennifer was named to Dallas Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, and the Dallas 500. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor concentration in Economics.
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