Jennifer is a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Family Community Services and lives currently in Portland, Oregon. She has been working with nonprofits for over 14 years including the Portland Volunteer Center as Assistant Director, the Girl Scouts as Program Manager, and the American Cancer Society as Executive Director. Her areas of expertise include building successful volunteer managed programs (capacity building, strategy and infrastructure for sustainability), developing collaborations/partnerships, fundraising, and event planning. She has been a consultant with NCWIT since February 2013 and helps to support the Aspirations Award Program by serving as a Regional Affiliate Manager. She also serves as the Interim AspireIT Program Manager.