Jennifer Kushner

Credentials: Director, CALS Global

Position title: UW-Madison-American Councils Project Coach


Website: Jennifer Kushner's website

For the past 25 years, Jennifer has led and evaluated US-based and global initiatives in agriculture, health, environment, energy and community development.  She specializes in systems approaches to complex issues, with focused work in water. She has worked in Africa, Central and South America, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean. Kushner holds doctorate and master’s degrees in adult education, and a bachelor’s degree in agricultural sciences. She has worked in the public and private sectors, started and led several non-profits, served as an elected official, runs her own consulting business, and is an intrepid adventurer.