As the Encore Fellowships Network’s own Encore Fellow, Henken works to increase awareness and interest in Encore Fellowships from corporate and foundation sponsors, social-impact organizations and professionals interested in moving into the social-impact sector.
Before joining Encore.org, Henken worked in both nonprofit and corporate positions, including Assistant Director of Admissions at Stanford Business School, Director of Marketing for the Education Division of the California Society of CPAs and VP of Marketing at iQ.com and Blue Pumpkin software. Most recently, she served as head of marketing for [email protected], marketing and selling Cisco training and certifications to over 1.8 million professionals.
Henken has served as President of Women in Consulting, a San Francisco Bay Area professional association, and on the board of the Silicon Valley chapter of the American Marketing Association and the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals. She received her B.S. in Communications and Political Science with Highest Honors from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. with High Honors in Marketing and Public Management from Northwestern’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.