Jean-Marie Leonard

Vice President of School Partnerships
Washington Intern Student Housing
Participates in 1 Session

Jean-Marie Leonard

Vice President of School Partnerships and Student Engagement

]Jean-Marie Leonard is Vice President of School Partnerships and Student Engagement. Ms. Leonard came to WISH in 2016 and she is responsible for partnering with colleges and universities from around the nation, while coordinating WISH intern-focused events and projects, in addition to being a primary D.C coordinator for university partner programs. 

Ms. Leonard has extensive experience working with thousands of college-age students who live in intern-only facilities that are fully furnished, in convenient Capitol Hill locations, which are metro accessible.  One of Ms. Leonard’s current priorities is growing school partnerships by forming relationships and negotiating agreements with schools (public and private), as well as other organizations. 

Her WISH team is charged with developing intern programs for WISH students comprising of events including, but not limited to career nights, resume workshops, networking events, speaker forums, tours of the Pentagon, National Mall, museums, sporting events and much more. 

Ms. Leonard has been instrumental in the development of WiSE, Washington Intern Study Experience program at WISH.  WiSE is a program offering internships to qualified students in the fields of their choices. In turn, students receive academic credit for their internship experience.  Students who participate in WiSE also take part in the professional development programs, networking events, and speaker forums at WISH. 

Before coming to WISH, Ms. Leonard managed commercial real estate acquisition teams. She also was coordinator for the summer internship program at Capital Automotive Real Estate. She was a commercial lender from 2000-2005 specializing in small business and commercial real estate lending.  

Jean-Marie Leonard received her BA from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and her MBA from Strayer University.

Sessions in which Jean-Marie Leonard participates

Friday 8 November, 2019

Time Zone: CST/(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
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