Jerry Doran, Executive Director of YPFP New York

Jerry Doran is the Executive Director of YPFP New York. He serves as a staff and member liaison in addition to directing planning and development with the Managing Director and managing partnerships with external organizations.

Jerry has been a member of YPFP since 2009 - with the Washington, DC branch before the New York branch. In New York, he was most recently the Deputy Director of Communications, managing the branch's social media outreach and publicity strategy.

In his day job, Jerry works in digital communications for the Open Society Foundations, a global human rights organization, where he manages the Foundations' social media and online campaigns. Originally from Chicago, he earned a BA in Economics and German from Northwestern University and has lived in Germany, Turkey and India. In his free time, Jerry enjoys traveling, learning languages (working on Portuguese currently), music and fitness.