Jenny Grieser

Senior Director, Women's Economic Empowerment, Walmart

Jenny Grieser is the Senior Director Women’s Economic Empowerment for Walmart.

Jenny has more than 30 years of experience in merchandising and sourcing. She has been with Walmart for ten years starting as a Senior Buyer and progressing to Category Director in the Home area then Senior Director of Sourcing for Hardlines and GM/ Seasonal businesses.

In her current role Jenny leads Walmart’s global Women’s Economic Empowerment initiative to:

  • Increase cost purchases with women owned businesses to $20B for U.S. Market and doubling cost purchases in Walmart's International Market
  • Train one million women in factories, farms, and retail
  • Encourage diversity in the make-up of the teams that support Walmart

Jenny and her team work to increase economic mobility for women through training and purchase orders resulting in economic stability for families, a stronger workforce for employers and thriving local economies.

She lives in Bentonville, AR with her husband of 38 years. She serves on the Board for WEConnect International.