Jacob Risner
Jacob Risner

Jacob Risner

Program Manager, International Youth Foundation


Jacob has been with the International Youth Foundation since 2010. Currently serving as a Program Manager, Jacob provides technical and operational management to a broad portfolio of youth employability and entrepreneurship programs throughout Asia. Prior to IYF, he worked in various capacities ranging from direct services to program administration and management for Shared Opportunity Service, Inc., a non-profit family services agency. Jacob holds a Bachelor of Science in French and Psychology, with concentrations in behavioral neuroscience and clinical/counseling, from Washington College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Baltimore. Jacob is proficient in French and studied abroad at Université Pierre-Mendès-France in Grenoble, France.