Jumana is the principal at Jvasi Consulting where she advises nonprofit clients on environmental advocacy strategies, building organizational capacity, and implementing equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. She is also currently advising two environmental justice networks working to increase resources for the grassroots and solve environmental problems in ways that also reduce racial and economic injustices.
Jumana previously worked for eight years as a program officer in the C. S. Mott Foundation’s Environment Program. In response to the drinking water crisis in Flint, Jumana developed a new grantmaking area to help communities deliver safe, affordable, and efficient water services to all residents. Jumana’s professional experience also includes working at two community-based organizations in Chicago and assisting on environmental justice projects at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration. Jumana currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and is a trustee of the Americana Foundation.