Jinny is a recent resident of Detroit and she is very excited to explore the city. She is the Director of an IT non-profit called Per Scholas, that works to put Detroiters into careers in technology. She comes with a background from the education and non-profit field and most recently graduated with her MBA from University of Michigan – Ross (Go Blue!) In her spare time, she enjoys trivia at Eastern Market Brewing, running on the Dequindre Cut and getting to know the vibrant Detroit community.
how I got started
Jinny has always been passionate about the power of a high quality education, as a first-generation immigrant and the child of first-generation college students. She started in her career as a high school science teacher in the city of Chicago and has worked in various non-profits such as The Posse Foundation and Playworks Illinois. She wanted to learn more about the business space and recently graduated with her MBA from University of Michigan – Ross and is excited to integrate social impact with business.
What I love most about working in Southeast Michigan
Jinny’s favorite aspect of working in Southeast Michigan is the people and how welcoming they have been. There’s so many great things that are happening in the Southeast Michigan space and she is excited to work with communities and see where she can plug in.
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