In the premiere episode of the Abu Dhabi Daily Show, Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger Daniel Smrokowski interviews Ms. Jennifer Fortner, new Special Olympics International Board Member. The interview took place one day before Ms. Fortner attended her first meeting on the Board of Directors. Daniel and Ms. Fortner have served together on the Special Olympics Illinois Board.
Jennifer Fortner is a Managing Director in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs in Chicago. A long-time volunteer, she served as Co-Chair of the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary held in Chicago in July 2018.
In the Abu Dhabi Daily Show series, athlete leaders report on the events, people, and places at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The podcast series is hosted by several newly selected Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers comprised of athletes whose primary role is to serve as Special Olympics ambassadors in their home countries and throughout the world.