Jen Chau Fontán is a coach with twelve years of experience building talent functions from the ground up at various non profits. Jen has created systems for equitable practices in recruitment, hiring, performance management and staff development. She has also built organizational culture and internal programs around equity and inclusion. Jen continues to focus on building capacity in individuals through her independent coaching practice at JCF Coaching while serving as a management coach to leaders in the progressive sector through her work at The Management Center. Jen will serve as an expert in the first cohort of Catalyst:Ed’s DEI Expert Hub and continues to serve as a selection committee member for the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee’s Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Jen earned her bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies from Wellesley College, her master’s in Organizational Change Management from The New School and is also SHRM-SCP certified. She lives in Bronx, NY with her husband and 3 and a half year old daughter.