Jennifer A. Ingram
Jennifer A. Ingram ( she, her, hers)
Living and leading by example, Jennifer A. Ingram’s career has been forged through her greatest passions - inspiring others to embrace their journey, live their truth, and thrive authentically while promoting a unified vision for more equitable and inclusive communities. A student of life and continuous learner, Jennifer has traveled the globe seeking to understand how others experience life, foster a sense of belonging, and celebrate differences.
Driven by passion and purpose, she is the Founder and CEO of Calibrated Lens, LLC, a boutique consulting firm with the mission of helping clients facilitate sustainable change to optimize performance, presence, and productivity by centering equity and inclusion. Possessing over a decade of progressive leadership experience, Jennifer demonstrated success in bringing together leadership and key stakeholders to advance Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) strategies across the United Way Worldwide Network and two nationally ranked academic medical centers. She embodies the qualities of servant leadership, driven by an unwavering commitment to strengthening communities. She is a nationally sought-after presenter and well-respected DEI thought leader with extensive experience captivating and training audiences.
Throughout her career, Jennifer has been the recipient of several awards and accolades. In 2020 she was named Most Valuable Participant (MVP) in United Way Worldwide’s Advanced Leaders Program, a highly selective global executive leadership program. In 2019, for her community advocacy, Jennifer was a recipient of both an LGBT Community Leadership Award from the Ohio Diversity Council as well as a Vivazi Torch Award from Black Cincy Pride. A native of Metro-Detroit, Jennifer earned a graduate degree from Central Michigan University in Organizational Leadership and completed undergraduate coursework at Eastern Michigan University. She is a strong proponent of volunteerism and mentoring youth from marginalized communities. Jennifer enjoys the arts, experiencing different cultures and authentic cuisine.