Wendy Jeffries is the founding Executive Director of TasteWise Kids. She manages the organization's core functions, works closely with the Board of Directors, and builds partnerships to increase the reach and impact of the organization. She also leads the organization's programming, evaluation/impact, and DEI initiatives. Wendy is excited to be leading an organization that is committed to empowering kids to think about food in new ways, to building community around food, and helping kids and their families to make healthy, informed food choices.
Wendy is leader, content creator, and creative thinker with 20+ years of experience in the education and non-profit arenas. She has a track record of success in leading teams, designing and implementing high quality programs, implementing best practice, and facilitating organizational growth. Wendy is personally and professionally committed to racial equity and inclusive environments. She has experience working with diverse stakeholders in Baltimore City, nationally and internationally.