Jenna McDavid

National Director, Diverse Elders Coalition

Jenna McDavid, BS, is the National Director for the Diverse Elders Coalition, a national advocacy organization working to improve aging in communities of color, American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and LGBT communities. SAGE is a founding member of the Diverse Elders Coalition and the coalition’s fiscal sponsor. Jenna monitors Federal, State and local policies that impact aging in diverse communities and creates dynamic responses that support, honor, and protect diverse older adults. Prior to working with the Diverse Elders Coalition, Jenna spent eight years with the National LGBT Cancer Network, designing and administering LGBT cultural competency trainings for healthcare providers and supporting LGBTQ cancer survivors. Jenna lives in New York and is based out of the SAGE offices in Manhattan.