Jacqueline P. CheLeaders Asia-Pacific 2022
Founder, Full Belly Full Hearts
Northern Mariana Islands
Jacqueline P. Che is the founder of Fully Belly Full Hearts, a nonprofit social enterprise focused on meals and grocery distribution for families, referral services, and job search assistance. What started as a small passion project to feed those impacted by economic downturn grew into large-scale projects co-sponsored by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Women’s Association and Workforce Investment Agency. Jacqueline also serves as the director of internal control and evaluation at CNMI Public School System and sits on the board of the CNMI Women’s Association, whose focus is to help low-income women achieve employment and economic self-sufficiency by providing job-skills training and placement services. Jacqueline is also a founding member of the CNMI College and Career Research Alliance, a group that advocates for positive change in the education system to support students early in their educational careers.