Jenn BeVard

Project Manager
Just Equations

Jenn is the Project Manager for Just Equations, a new education equity project focused on re-conceptualizing the role of math in ensuring equal opportunities for students in our education system.

Before coming to the Opportunity Institute, Jenn worked as an independent researcher and grant writer on education, women’s health, and performing arts initiatives. She is a theatre director and artistic associate at multiple Bay Area theatre companies. Her interest in education equity is informed by her work as an executive functioning skills coach for K-16 students and as a theatre educator/artist at San Quentin State Penitentiary. 

Jenn received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre & Performance, English Literature, and Philosophy from Santa Clara University and her MFA in Directing from The Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago.