Named by Forbes as an ‘Innovative Rising Star’ in 2013, Jennifer Corriero is a social entrepreneur, bringing tremendous insight into understanding, reaching and engaging youth through the power of digital media and online communities. Jennifer is co-founder and Executive Director of TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization that has thrived for over a decade and has been a recipient of the Tech Museum Awards and recognized as a WorldBlu Democratic Workplace. She has her Masters in Environmental Studies and serves as Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Health at York University where she helped to design a course titled Agents of Change in a Global World.
Jennifer has been a judge for a range of awards including the 2014 EdTech Digest Awards, 2014 Microsoft Challenge for Change Awards, 2013 World Summit Youth Award, and 2010 Buckminister Fuller Challenge. In 2003, Jennifer was a member of the Official Canadian Government Delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society. She has traveled to over 30 countries, presenting at conferences and supporting civil society engagement. In 2011, Jennifer served as a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Youth Unemployment.