Jenn Bonilla (She/ Her) was born and raised in Fresno, CA. After graduating Clovis West High School, she worked in psychiatric hospitals before deciding to pursue higher education. As a first-generation college student, Jenn started at Fresno City College, followed by UC Riverside, and graduated with her B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Fresno. Following Fresno State, Jenn attended graduate school at Princeton University, earning a PhD. in Psychology and thereby completing a “tour” of various college systems: community, state, UC, and Ivy-league. Today Jenn is a senior leader in a biotechnology company pursuing transformative medicines to improve public health. Jenn previously served on the Board of Directors for Rubicon Programs in Richmond, CA which provides pathways for their members to develop the economic mobility to move out of poverty.