Program Director, Kids in Harmony
With a degree in Art History and Administration from The Ohio State University, Jen began her 20+ year career creating programs for the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department’s Music in the Air and Cultural Arts Center. She also served as Program Director for the Columbus Council on World Affairs, creating and implementing educational programs for children, adults and seniors across the city of Columbus. Having joined Harmony Project in 2009 as a choir member, in 2014, Jen created Harmony KIDS, a program of Harmony Project connecting youth across central Ohio in community building and service opportunities. Harmony KIDS engages 5th-12th grade students in programs designed to broaden their experiences and build bridges and understanding across cultural, socio-economic and educational barriers. Currently Harmony KIDS includes Kids in Harmony, KIPP Harmony and United in Harmony and is made possible through partnerships with KIPP Columbus High School and United Schools Network in addition to families and students across central Ohio.