Jenny Laden

Associate Director, Communications and Stewardship

Jenny has spent her entire career in the non-profit arts sector and has a wide experience in communications and donor stewardship on multiple levels including database management, major donor cultivation, grant writing, marketing, website creation and event planning. At the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design she collaborates with the communications team to effectively communicate with our community, while attending to the Stewardship needs of the school.

Prior to joining the Weitzman School, Jenny was Development Director at Art-Reach, a Philadelphia based non-profit which provides access to the arts for people with disabilities and/or low-income.  Previously, she was Development Director for Pig Iron Theatre Company and was the Director for Environmental Art the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education where she helped shape a program where art is a tool for environmental remediation and education.

Jenny is a Philadelphia native and has her MFA from New York University and received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College in Art History with a concentration in Studio Art.