Jennie Giron — Project Manager
Jennie Giron has experience in a number of industries and service areas, including leadership development in construction and media corporations, strategic planning for nonprofits, and community engagement for public sector policy making.
Jennie started working with LF Leadership in 2012. Prior to joining the LF Leadership team, Jennie worked as a Specialist in Talent Development for NBCUniversal’s Talent Lab where she focused on accelerating NBCU’s high potential talent to create, invent, and deliver the future of media. She also worked in Corporate Talent Development & Diversity at The Walt Disney Company.
Interested in serving people, while in graduate school Jennie interned for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles where she organized wishes for over 50 children with life threatening illnesses. Jennie also interned in college at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she helped improve one of their leadership development programs for engineers, scientists, and physicists by conducting a longitudinal study on its participants.
Jennie received her MBA at the Peter F. Drucker School of Management and is a PhD student in Organizational Behavior at Claremont Graduate University, in Claremont, California. Jennie earned her Masters of Education from Arizona State University, while also being a part of Teach for America and teaching 7th grade mathematics for two years in the Osborn School District in Phoenix, Arizona. While teaching she learned firsthand the needs of children and families in low-socioeconomic communities, as well as the tools to become an effective and efficient leader. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from New Mexico State University, where she also earned a minor in mathematics.
In her free time, Jennie loves traveling and playing music. She played flute for over 12 years and, as part of two separate ensembles, has traveled around Europe to play in concerts and parades. Despite her love for music, Jennie’s greatest passion is dance. She was a competitive ballroom dancer for 7 years and competed all over the United States.