Award-winning actress Jennifer Garner has enjoyed a successful career at the top of her field in both film and television, and has also taken on the role of philanthropist and entrepreneur. Known for her versatility – including starring roles in Alias, Dallas Buyers Club and Juno – Jennifer starred in HBO's Camping and STX action film Peppermint. She recently wrapped production on Netflix’s Yes Day, a comedy based on the children’s book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, which she stars in and produced.
Jennifer has held the position of Artist Ambassador for Save the Children for over 10 years. In addition to bringing Save the Children’s early childhood education programs to her home state of West Virginia, she has advocated on Capitol Hill and traveled to Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington to meet with lawmakers, press and philanthropists to raise awareness and funds for the organization.
In 2017, Jennifer co-founded the organic-food company Once Upon a Farm with Cassandra Curtis and former Annie’s president John Foraker. Together the visionaries have grown the company with a goal of providing children with the best tasting, most nutritious and highest quality food utilizing sustainable methods. As a businesswoman, Jennifer has worked with major brands including Neutrogena and Capital One, and most recently joined the Virtue Labs team to amplify and raise awareness about the unique health and beauty benefits of the company’s premium hair care line.
Garner was raised in West Virginia and currently resides in Los Angeles.
She joined the Board in 2014 and is a member of the Marketing, Communications & Development and Program Quality Committees.
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