Junemarie Justus


Founder and Director | WFN Board Member

The Acorn Project

Junemarie Justus is Founder and Director of The Acorn Project, a social justice advocacy organization. She has a background in computer science, and having co-founded 2 technology companies; ICS, Inc. a global data storage hardware provider established in 1984 and Keyconnect.com, co-founded in 1996 as an internet access company providing managed data storage, application services, and software development. Junemarie’s latest venture combines her more than 3 decades of success and executive experience with her lifelong commitment to human rights advocacy and activism. She serves as a United Nations delegate to the Commission on the Status of Women, and on the Santa Barbara council of Human Rights Watch. She also serves on the boards of Women’s Economic Ventures and Women’s Funding Network. Junemarie is a member of Women’s Economic Ventures’ League of Extraordinary Women, a Global Fund for Women Champion for Equality, and recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Spirit of Philanthropy Award 2017.