Jere joined the Women’s Fund in 2014 as a member of the Take Five group. Jere received her BSN in nursing from Emory University. Her clinical career focused on parenteral nutritional support and bringing complicated and sophisticated medical modalities out of the hospital and into patients' homes. She obtained her MS in healthcare management and policy from New York University. Thereafter, Jere started a healthcare communication company in New York. She authored textbook chapters, training manuals for patients and staff, scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, a book "Children’s Nutrition" which she co-authored with her husband and took an international medical journal on-line in the days when few were doing so. Jere had worked on the Women’s Fund annual ballot for grants since 2017.