The Women Behind Professional Development Practice Lab:Who Are Jenifer Alonzo & Adriénne Kouremetis?
Co-Owner & Founder/ Lead Communication Coach/ Instructional Designer
Jenifer Alonzo is a theater artist, executive coach, and communication trainer. Ms. Alonzo works with STEM researchers and professionals to help them use theater techniques to communicate their research to public audiences and she develops theater workshops for professionals who wish to employ the tools of the actor to strengthen their work in the sciences, engineering, health care, teaching and law. As an Entsminger Entrepreneurship Fellow, Ms. Alonzo co-created Acting for Scientists and Professional Development Practice Lab, LLC, through which she consults and coaches, supporting individuals and organizations in productive communication.
Ms. Alonzo’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Virginia Foundation for the Arts, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and the Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative at Old Dominion University, where she is Associate Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts.
Co-Owner & Founder/ Web Designer/ Lead Content Strategist & Marketer