Building Robust & Inclusive Democracy


Jen oversees the Tisch College Civic Life programs at the Health Sciences Graduate Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine. She works with the Civic Life Coordinators at the respective schools to strengthen student civic engagement and leadership, support community partnerships, facilitate collaboration, and advance service learning efforts that promote health equity. This work builds upon her 10 years at Tufts University School of Medicine as Tisch’s Coordinator of their Community Service Learning (CSL) program. Jen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Women’s Studies from Colgate University and her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and has over 20 years of experience in service learning in the Boston area. In her personal civic life, Jen volunteers in her local Parent Teacher Organizations and serves as a mentor for women in triathlon.