Gina Jackson, MSW

Return to the Heart Foundation

Gina Jackson, MSW is Western Shoshone and Oglala Lakota. She is the Co-CEO of the Return to the Heart Foundation that she Co-founded in 2020. Return to the Heart is a foundation created by Native Womxn for Native Womxn and girls. Gina’s philanthropic experience includes Native Americans in Philanthropy, Casey Foundation serving as an IPA at the Assistant Secretary’s Of-fice of the Interior before joining the Obama White House Community Solutions Team during the last year of the Administration. She has more than 20 years experience encompassing state/tribal justice (Judicial Education), collaboration, policy, and philanthropy. She is a connector, igniter, innovator, and equity builder with a vision to bring healing for our nation.