Jenna is a transdisciplinary designer focused on advancing equity in the public realm, and as a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction, she has designed and managed a breadth of public and private design/build and architectural projects in the U.S. and abroad. Jenna is Co-Founder of New York City-based design firm RUEd’ ARCH, as well as Deputy Director of Urban Design & Policy at the NYC Public Design Commission (PDC), where she leads the Streetscapes for Wellness initiative and shapes public realm policy and design.
Recently, Jenna contributed to Streets Ahead: Five Routes to a Thriving City as an Urban Design Forum Fellow and Team Lead of the Care Working Group. Jenna holds a M.Arch from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and a B.A. in Architecture and Environmental Studies from Wellesley College, and she previously served as a member of both the Wellesley College Board of Trustees and the Columbia University Senate, participating in committees that oversee institutional issues related to gender equity, architectural and campus planning.