Jennifer Okoliko

Jennifer Okoliko


Jennifer Okoliko is an ALEC graduate teaching assistant teaching courses in interpersonal skills for leadership development.


Jennifer's research is in:

  • Cross-cultural leadership
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Intercultural competence
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Intercultural communication
  • Leadership training and development.


Jennifer Okoliko is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Sciences with a specialization in Leadership Studies at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She has a master’s in Leadership Education from the same institution.

Her past work has focused on nonprofit management, advocacy and social/community development intervention which is visible through her work as the founder of a nonprofit focused on developing leaders from marginalized communities. She also has extensive experience in training and development, as well as working as a public speaker and storyteller, telling true inspiring stories through speeches and movies, one of which you can view on Netflix.