Dr. Jen O’Ryan completed her PhD in Human Behavior, focusing on the experiences of gender and sexual minorities. After 15+ years developing programs in the tech industry, Jen now works with organizations on their inclusion strategies and practices. She also coaches employees, managers, and executives to improve their LGBTQ cultural competency.
Jen works with parents and other caring adults as well. She provides workshops on LGBTQ inclusion to camp counselors, teachers, care providers, sport coaches, and other adults who frequently interact with youth. Jen also helps families navigate their child’s relationship with gender, gender identity, and attractions.
Through years of research and advocacy, Jen specializes in making potentially “awkward” topics more accessible.