Genet Jeanjean is a management communications consultant and teacher. She teaches professionals how to communicate better at work by thinking strategically about their writing and speaking, showing them what success looks like, and helping them achieve that success. Her experience in international business and education includes creating and managing emerging ventures in other countries, so she has a heightened awareness of the challenges of building strong teams. Her research interests include understanding how individuals learn, so she incorporates the latest research on learning styles and multiple intelligences to find the strengths in every individual who comes through Boston Global. Genet is passionate about teaching and learning and her energy is contagious.
As a motivating presenter, she engages participants with focused objectives, enthusiasm, and humor. At Harvard, she managed a Gates Foundation grant of $3.5 million with the Change Leadership Group, managed programs for university leaders, and supported projects at the Kennedy School of Government. She designs and teaches workshops for learning and communication at Harvard Business School throughout the year. Genet is the first American teacher to be awarded the prestigious Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance for her work in developing young managers in the United Arab Emirates. Genet serves as a Research Associate at Harvard Business School where she supports faculty in researching global entrepreneurship and innovation. She holds degrees from Mount Holyoke College, (B.A.), Tufts University (M.A.), and Harvard Graduate School of Education (M.Ed.) and is conversational in Portuguese, French, and Spanish. She is currently studying Arabic.