Meet the D&AD Impact Council

The D&AD Impact Council is made up of senior figures from across the creative, social entrepreneur, Venture Capital and NGO space and exists to support and represent D&AD Impact’s mission to drive creativity that powers change.

Jennifer Barratt

Chief Education Officer Acorns
A financial literacy advocate and award-winning financial journalist, Jennifer currently serves as Chief Education Officer at Acorns, the country's fastest growing micro-investing company, and Editor-in-Chief of the millennial money site Grow, published by Acorns. Previously, she was Personal Finance Editor at CNBC. She’s also held executive roles at DailyWorth, a financial media company targeting women, where she was Senior VP and Editor-in-Chief, and at Hearst Digital, where she was General Manager over four women's magazine sites. The co-author of two personal finance books, Jennifer's covered financial topics for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Worth, Money—and Newsweek, where she was a staff writer and editor for seven years. She began her financial journalism career in 1999, writing the foreign exchange column for The Wall Street Journal. Jennifer is also a contributor at Forbes and a frequent speaker and panelist on money-related topics. She's done multiple radio interviews and has appeared on-air on the TODAY show, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC and CheddarTV, among others. Follow her @JBarrettNYC.