Jennifer grew up in Italy before earning a BA at Colorado College, where she majored in French and minored in German. After several years of fashion merchandising for Ralph Lauren in NYC (with travel to Asia and the Americas), she earned an MFA at Columbia's School of the Arts, wrote two feature-length screenplays, produced three award-winning films, and co-founded the New York City Short Film Festival, now in its fifteenth year. Jennifer joined Columbia's Office of Communications and Public Affairs in 2008 and is photo editor, managing and curating photos for our website, stories, and social media. Jennifer is the proud mother of a son and a daughter. In her spare time, she likes to explore New York City, zumba dance, and travel with her family.