Jennifer Jukanovich, Ph.D.


Managing Partner, Ambactus Global Solutions

Wenham, MA
(978) 998-2130

Service Area:

  • Virtual
  • National
  • International (with a focus on East Africa)


  • Managing Partner, Ambactus Global Solutions (2024-present)
  • Board Coach and Faculty, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust (2020-present)
  • Co-investigator for Rwanda 2020 GLOBE Project (2023–present)
  • Vice President for Student Life, Gordon College (2013-2019)
  • Founder, Umucyo Women’s Cooperative, Rwanda (2010-2013)
  • Founder/Executive Director, The Vine (1999-2005)


  • Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Change, Pepperdine University
  • M.A. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Political Studies, Gordon College


  • The Culturally Conscious Board: Setting Your Board Table for Impact (Berrett-Koehler)
  • A conceptual framework for how trust and humility inform the perception of leadership among Rwandan cooperative members (Pepperdine University)
  • “Can We Re-Imagine Public Education?” (Salem News)
  • “Five Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College” (Today’s Christian Woman)
  • Other blog posts on leadership: leadingbettertogether


  • Building a culturally conscious board
  • Cross-cultural competency development
  • Board governance effectiveness
  • Strategic formation and planning
  • Trust-based board development
  • Board recruitment
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Founder transitions
  • Forum and retreat planning and facilitation
  • Leadership development
  • Conference and retreat speaker

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