Jennifer Sleboda joined the International Budget Partnership in July 2007 as an International Program Officer.
Prior to joining the IBP, Sleboda spent four years in Tanzania working with community-based groups and NGOs on civic education, governance, development, gender, and livelihoods issues. At the NGO, Hakikazi Catalyst, she helped design a participatory public expenditure tracking project using citizen scorecards to monitor how poverty reduction strategies are funded and implemented at the local level. She also produced a number of guides simplifying Tanzanian government policies.
She holds an M.A. in Women's Studies, with a concentration in Anthropology, from the George Washington University and a B.A. in Comparative Cultures from Hood College.