Dean’s Dialogue: Learning From Alumni with Jennifer Dodge
Thursday, March 3, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Jennnifer Dodge (BA’97) is the president of Spin Master Entertainment, a leading global children’s entertainment company. Spin Master is best known for its innovative brands and franchises including the preschool success PAW Patrol and nine other series which air in 190 countries.
On March 3rd, Dr. Ailsa Craig, acting dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, will chat with Jennifer about her career trajectory since graduating from Memorial, and how her with joint degree in linguistics and psychology has shaped her life, personally and professionally.
The discussion will include:
– How Jennifer went from a graduate of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to a media mogul,
– The secrets behind her success,
– Her recent move to Hollywood producer, and working with stars like Jimmy Kimmel and Kim Kardashian,
– Her advice for students who may be wondering how to make their own dream job a reality.
The event will conclude with an interactive Q&A, so attendees can ask Jennifer their own questions.
Presented by Dr. Ailsa Craig