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Jennifer Tinker

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Jennifer Tinker
Jennifer Tinker

How long have you been at Bullis?

Since 2018

What role or roles do you play at Bullis? If you are teaching faculty, what do you teach? 

U.S. English & online basic English for Chinese students

What made you decide to work in an educational setting? 

I have always loved sharing ideas with students. It started when I was part of an art appreciation program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC when I was 16. I knew it would be a lifelong journey.

What is your favorite thing about working at Bullis?


When not at Bullis, what interests do you pursue?

yoga, travel, dog-love, painting, sailing, eating, biking, movie watching, and reading

Who is someone that inspires you and how?

Glennon Doyle, I just read her book Untamed... She writes about humanity and shares her vulnerability. Also, Amelia Earhart because of her willingness for adventure.

What is the best book or production that you have read, watched, or listened to lately? 

Video: Frederick Douglass' Descendants Deliver His 'Fourth Of July' Speech; Book: A Gentleman in Moscow, Youtube: Art and About: A glimpse of the Kenyan art Scene, Ted-Talk: We are all connected with nature: Nixiwaka Yawanawa

What global challenge would you like to see tackled and how do you see yourself contributing to the positive change that you desire?

Support for the children of incarcerated Americans

What is one fun fact about you that others may not know or may surprise them?

I was certified as a yoga instructor in Hong Kong in 2016. I enjoy standing on my head.

Why would you tell a prospective family to choose Bullis?

The term "Bullis-Family" really does encompass the whole community. Their child will be both supported and encouraged to address the expectations of working and being successful in the 21st century. The staff at Bullis teaches a young person to be a problem-solver, a leader and a compassionate citizen in a global society.

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