Jenna Ringelheim

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Basic Info
Wild Gift Class Year: 
2003
Better World Expertise: 
Community Engagement/Activism
Conservation & Stewardship
Education
Sustainable Food & Agriculture
Water
Current Occupation: 
Deputy Director, Environmental Leadership Program

As the Deputy Director of the Environmental Leadership Program (ELP), Jenna manages various components of ELP's programs on a national scale, including the recruitment and selection of Fellows, curriculum development, retreat center logistics, the expansion of ELP's community of leadership practitioners, and the development of lifelong learning opportunities for ELP's Senior Fellow community.  Jenna has worked for a variety of environmental non-profits in leadership positions, including The Northwest Earth Institute, Wild Gift, The Trust for Public Land, and the Nature Conservancy. Jenna has a BA in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Skidmore College, and a Masters in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University, and an MBA in Sustainable Systems from the Bainbridge Graduate Institute.  In her spare time, Jenna enjoys recreating with her two Portuguese water dogs, Atlas and Millie. Jenna contributes to a variety of magazines and published her first book in 2008, entitled “Best Hikes with Dogs, Boston and Beyond.”