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Jenny Erickson

Capacity Building Lead


Phone: (608) 262-9744

Jenny Erickson has over 20 years of experience in community development with an emphasis on organizational and leadership development. In her role in the Office of Strategic Consulting, she is responsible for designing and coordinating a comprehensive program to build capacity across campus in organizational effectiveness and leadership skills.

Previously, Jenny served as a professor and community development educator with the UW–Madison Division of Extension where she collaborated with community partners to identify educational needs, develop and implement research-based responses, and evaluate impacts. Specifically, she led a leadership development cohort program designed to empower, engage, and equip participants to make a positive change in their communities.

Jenny earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UW–Madison.