Jennifer Stefano

Jennifer Stefano

Executive Vice President

Jennifer Stefano is the Executive Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation. She writes a bi-weekly column for the Philadelphia Inquirer and has appeared frequently on television shows including Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto, Hannity, Fox & Friends, The Ingraham Angle, and Fox Business Network’s Making Money with Charles Payne.

Her work has been published in numerous media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, and FoxNews.com.

The former Emmy-nominated TV reporter and anchor previously worked at Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Prosperity Foundation.

Jennifer serves as a Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum. She was formerly a Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute.

She holds a business degree from Villanova University and spent most of her career in the private sector.

Jennifer is a mother and a native Philadelphian who says, “I want to live a useful life. I feel useful doing work that helps people—especially children—flourish.”

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Opportunity

How to end cancel culture

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • July 25, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Austin Davis, who’s in the running to become Pennsylvania’s first Black lieutenant governor, said reprehensible things a decade ago. They’re degrading and…

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Prosperity

Pennsylvania’s next governor will face a looming budget deficit

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • July 18, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer In 2019-2020, over 75,000 kids in Pennsylvania were denied a chance to leave their failing schools. Now there will be 30,000 fewer,…

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Prosperity

Good luck taxing the rich when they’re gone

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • June 13, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Widespread shortages. Economic tumult. Disappearing businesses. When Ayn Rand released her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, in 1957, her critics considered it a work…

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Education

It’s time to get progressive about education

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • June 6, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Requis Sherby’s recent Inquirer op-ed about escaping public school bullying as a nonbinary and bisexual student resonates with me. I was bullied,…

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Healthcare

Nursing shortage can be fixed by speeding up the licensing process

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • May 30, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer Pennsylvania is currently enduring one ofthe worst nurse shortages in the nation. A shocking one in four nursing positions went unfilled…

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Prosperity

As the UN Falters, Can Capitalism Stop Russia?

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • May 2, 2022

Originally published in Newsweek Where is the United Nations? The international behemoth’s charter mandates that it “maintain international peace and security.” Despite sucking up billions of American taxpayer dollars…

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Prosperity

Jennifer Stefano on Newsmax 3.7.2022

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • March 7, 2022

Executive Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation Jennifer Stefano joined Newsmax in the 8:00 A.M. hour to talk about Russia, Ukraine, and the economic impact of the conflict.

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Prosperity

Jennifer Stefano on Wake Up America on Newsmax

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • February 14, 2022

Commonwealth Foundation’s Executive Vice President Jennifer Stefano joins Newsmax to discuss the state of the American economy.SHOW MORE…

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Prosperity

Jennifer Stefano on Fox Business

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • February 11, 2022

Commonwealth Foundation’s Jennifer Stefano discusses the Canadian “Freedom Convoy” on Fox Business.

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Jennifer Stefano on Wake Up America on Newsmax 1.29.2022

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • January 29, 2022

Commonwealth Foundation’s Executive Vice President Jennifer Stefano discusses President Biden’s meeting with business leaders over his progressive agenda.

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Read More: Jennifer Stefano on Wake Up America on Newsmax 1.29.2022