Jenevive Newman MA

Program Coordinator, RISE

Jenevive coordinates JFS’ Refugee Integration Support Effort (RISE) and provides therapeutic support to the individuals and families in our care. She is passionate about issues of social inclusion and social justice and has years of experience working internationally and locally in various programs serving and advocating for the rights of women, children, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations.

Jenevive holds a bachelor’s degree in Social work from the University of Ghana, Legon and a master’s in development studies from the Institute of Social Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She has a second master’s in social work from the Delaware State University.

In her leisure time, Jenevive loves to travel to see new places and likes to read.