SGWN Committee Profile: Jennifer Leahy
Support through learning
Jennifer Leahy, is Sector Services Manager (Southern) for Ako Aotearoa. She is based in Christchurch with her husband and two young adult children, and comes from a family of teachers and people who like to support their community.
Jennifer is an educator whose background includes teaching in schools, the community, university, and prisons. She continues to love learning, having gained a number of qualifications in education. “I really enjoy facilitating groups of learners and have over 35 years of experience facilitating a wide variety of workshops for the Department of Corrections, the University of Canterbury, Pillars (the support group for children who have a parent in prison), as well as corporate and community groups.”