An executive with more than two decades of experience in social services management in the DC area, Sandra Jackson’s tenure at House of Ruth began in 2013 when she became Director of Operations. Ms. Jackson was promoted to Interim Executive Director in January 2016, and then became Executive Director in November 2016. In September 2020, the House of Ruth board unanimously promoted Ms. Jackson to President and CEO of House of Ruth. Prior employers include the Child and Family Services Agency and Catholic Charities of Washington, DC. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Howard University, and a BA from George Washington University.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Ms. Jackson was recognized at the Kennedy Center with Georgetown University’s 2020 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award, which highlighted her inspirational leadership and passionate drive to make House of Ruth’s new Kidspace developmental childcare facility a reality.