October 16, 2014 9AM
Riverside, California

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Jennifer O'Farrell

Jennifer O’Farrell is the Regional Executive Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire.

Jennifer has consulted, contracted with and worked for various non-profits ensuring agency success through innovative and outcome-based measures to increase capacity and quality of programs, curriculum, services and funds. Jennifer thrives in creating a positive work environment through creating a culture of teamwork, trust, and enthusiasm to heighten collaboration within the staff and agency partners. For several years Jennifer provided intensive case management to victims of human trafficking, developed services for these specific victims, education and train service providers, and facilitated the first regional task force on human trafficking in the Inland Empire. Seeing that the collaborative success of individuals and agencies’ efforts was in large part dependent upon active engaged and quality mentor relationships. Currently Jennifer is the Executive Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters aiming to prevent and intervene through 1-to-1 relationships that can change the course of a child’s future.

Some of her accomplishments include being a 2012 Attorney General’s Award of Citizen Appreciation, 2014 Soroptimist International Golden West Region Award Winner, 2014 NAACP Community Service Freedom Award Recipient, and 2014 HOPE Collaborative Advocate of the Year Award Recipient.