Jennifer Stancil

Jennifer Stancil

Jennifer Stancil is an innovative and visionary C-Suite executive living in North Carolina. As a specialist in start-up non-profits, particularly those aligned with museums environments, she excels by leading teams to not just strive for, but establish, new best practices in informal education. 

For more than 20 years, Stancil’s ethos of inclusion has permeated her roles, leading educational organizations (Glazer Children’s Museum; Girls, Math & Science Partnership at Carnegie Science Center), creating impactful media through work with PBS, WQED, Twin Cities Public Television and inventing her own, Emmy-award winning TV show, iQ:smartparent. Early in her career she helped open two museums in the SouthEast (McWane Science Center; Marbles Children’s Museum (previously known as Exploris) that still thrive today. She is a sought out national speaker and advisor for national conferences and TV and blogs on wide-ranging preK-12 educational topics, about creativity, innovation and equity (especially in the STEM fields) in education. Stancil is a former advisor to the Women and Girls Council formed by the Obama White House.