Jenny Zapf

Founding Director, Education Entrepreneurship, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Dr. Zapf is a global leader on education innovation. She has trained thousands of education, business, and industry professionals to build, test, manage, and scale new models – including universities, schools, programs, services, and products. Over the past decade she has advised business and institutional leaders on entrepreneurial projects in 30 countries. Earlier in her career, Jenny Zapf ran a 25 MM innovation hub for social and education programs. Dr. Zapf routinely speaks on the future of learning.

Jenny Zapf is a Senior Fellow and the Founding Director of the world’s first MSEd and MSEd-MBA in Education Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School of Education and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Zapf is the Co-Founder and Faculty Director of Penn GSE’s virtual certificate program in Global Education Entrepreneurship & Innovation and leads the Jacobs Foundation’s Social Impact In Education Project @ Penn.

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