Jinky Demarest de Rivera

Vice President, Finance
Jinky brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience to Thousand Currents. Their history leading nonprofit financial operations spans human rights and social justice organizations in the Bay Area and New York City. Before joining Thousand Currents leadership team, Jinky oversaw the financial services of a portfolio of over 160 fiscally sponsored projects at Tides. As a senior nonprofit leader they have comprehensive experience in nonprofit governance, promoting strategic organizational growth, developing equitable and innovative human resource practices and maintaining solid financial and operational systems. They have also shared their expertise serving as board treasurer for various nonprofits. A native New Yorker, Jinky earned a B.S. from SUNY Stony Brook and an MFA in English & Creative Writing at Mills College. They are the co-editor of the anthology Homelands: Women’s Journeys Across Race, Place and Time (Seal Press, ed. 2007).