Jeni Olney - Inventures 2023

Jeni Olney

Director of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

, University of Michigan

Jeni Olney is a highly skilled and engaged student affairs leader who values the significance of transformative educational experiences conjoining academic and co-curricular activities through entrepreneurship education. She is Director of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan where she manages the optiMize Social Innovation Challenge, engaging students in self-directed projects focused on a more just and sustainable world. She has experience in entrepreneurship curriculum and program development, organizational strategy, and student development. Jeni earned her MEd in Counselor Education from Clemson University and a BS from Grand Valley State University.


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