Jennifer has spent the last 20 years working at various non-profits, including, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, MN Asian American Health Coalition, West Side Community Health Services, Brain Injury Alliance of MN, and YMCA Camp St. Croix.  After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Psychology and Women's Studies, Jennifer spent 4 years doing volunteer work in New York with Boys Hope Girls Hope and in El Salvador with the Volunteer Missionary Movement. She also received her Masters in Nonprofit Management and Public Policy at the Humphrey School. In her free time she loves to be outdoors hiking, camping, canoeing, etc., playing with her two cats (Mika and Momo) with her partner and studying Reiki and other healing practices.