Speaker Profile

Jennifer Silberman

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility


Jennifer Silberman is Vice President, Corporate Responsibility for Target. She leads the company’s commitment to create positive economic, social and environmental impact in the local and global communities it serves. She has direct responsibility for the company’s corporate responsibility strategy and priorities.

Ms. Silberman joined Target from Hilton where she served as Chief of Staff to the President and CEO as well as Vice President of Corporate Responsibility. She was hired as Hilton’s first Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, creating a formalized function focused on delivering long-term results for the company’s hotel and timeshare operations, societal impact and shareholder value. She led a global team responsible for the strategy, integration, and implementation of Hilton’s corporate responsibility initiatives across more than 4,500 hotels globally. Jennifer also led a multi-year, multi-stakeholder global initiative to uncover and embed Hilton’s purpose throughout the organization. She is regarded as an expert in corporate responsibility and has more than 20 years of experience working globally in the areas of economic development, sustainability, human rights, women’s empowerment and youth opportunity.

Jennifer holds an M.A. in International Economics and Latin American Studies from The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. with honors in Latin American Studies from Mount Holyoke College. She currently serves on the board of ECPAT.

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