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Erin Jenkins

Program Officer, Entrepreneurship

Erin Jenkins is a program officer in Entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she connects the Kauffman Foundation’s programs to startups, entrepreneurs and business and civic leaders in the community.

Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Jenkins was CEO and managing director of Nimblebot, an animation startup in Cambridge, Mass., where she managed the development and execution of company operations including marketing, client relations, project management, accounting and strategic long-term planning. Earlier, Jenkins was an electives abroad program manager at Babson College, where she managed 12 abroad programs in Asia and Europe developing curriculum and logistics. She also performed teacher training institutes for the University of the Middle East Project in Boston and coached basketball and taught English in Nagasaki, Japan. 

Jenkins earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with an emphasis in business from William Jewell College, and a Master of Arts in intercultural relations from Lesley University in Cambridge.