|Jennifer Groh (July 2015-June 2017)|
Dr. Jennifer Groh joined the Women In Engineering Program team in 2009. She received a B.S. in microbiology from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining WIEP, she was the Graduate Program Coordinator in the Purdue Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. As Associate Director of WIEP, Jennifer administers the undergraduate Mentee & Mentor Program and the Graduate Mentoring Program, teaches two Women in Engineering seminars (ENGR 19400 and 49400), and oversees WIEP's K-12 outreach programming. Dr. Groh has also invested over 100 hours of training in academic coaching to become a certified Affiliate Coach with LifeBound, Inc. with a specialized focus in serving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) populations nationwide. Additionally, she has facilitated numerous national workshops on academic coaching which have been well received by a variety of audiences, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff in higher education, and corporate representatives. In addition to leading these engaging sessions, Dr. Groh integrates coaching into WIEP programming, student mentoring, and her personal life.
Jennifer Groh, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Women in Engineering Program