jennifer um

Jennifer Um

Director's Coordinator

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Jennifer Um is the coordinator for Director Peter Kareiva and the manager for IoES’s social media platforms. She also helps coordinate events, programs, and social media for IoES’s Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. She is a product of the IoES’s undergraduate program, graduating in 2017 with a concentration in Environmental Systems and Society.

She has previous leadership experience in information technology, healthcare administration, digital marketing, Cambodian-American community development, and student affairs through various organizations such as United Khmer Students at UCLA

Jennifer is interested in gaining experience in information technology and wants to use her skills and knowledge to help create a more equitable world. In her free time she enjoys listening to hip hop, watercolor painting, and reading romance novels.