Jennifer Hudon

Regional Network: 
New England Regional Network
Class Year: 
2015
Position: 
Program Analyst
Organization: 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Location: 
Boston, MA

Jennifer Hudon started at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development as a Presidential Management Fellow and converted to a Program Analyst in 2013 in the Boston Field Office for Public Housing. She graduated from Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy with a Master of Science degree where her coursework focused on nonprofit management, urbanization and the intersect between community and economic development. Through her thesis work, she became involved with Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science. She first initiated and organized the Newark, NJ riverfront balloon mapping site to document the change-over-time of the waterfront park development. Since then she has contributed to countless DIY tool and environmental justice workshops with Public Lab in Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Cocodrie, LA, Brooklyn, NY, and Boston, MA to name a few. Additionally, while completing her degree, Ms. Hudon worked as a Development Manager at East River Development Alliance. Ms. Hudon also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Drew University in Madison, NJ which laid the groundwork for her interest in the ways communities interact with their built environment.