Jenny Magee Biography

1 Mar 2012 | People

Jenny Magee Biography

Jenny Magee specialises in supporting organisations around diversity, volunteer engagement and governance. With a career spanning adult education and the community sector, Jenny is an independent coach, trainer, speaker and writer.

Jenny has spent more than 25 years immersed in community organisations - managing, growing and supporting large diverse volunteer teams. A highly experienced governance volunteer, Jenny currently serves on the council of Age Concern Hamilton.

Fascinated by difference, Jenny has spent a lifetime learning about diversity, both personally and professionally. From teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), to managing multicultural teams, to training professional interpreters, she has a wealth of real-world experience, knowledge and awareness of cultural diversity.

Jenny is the creator of Conversity- cards to spark conversations about diversity. (<a href="http://www.conversity.co.nz" target="_blank">www.conversity.co.nz</a>). She is also editor of the 5th edition of New to New Zealand - Ethnic Communities in Aotearoa: A Handbook (2011).

To learn more about Jenny, visit <a href="http://www.jennymagee.com" target="_blank">www.jennymagee.com</a>.


Volunteer Stories

Neil at Selwyn Village

Neil at Selwyn Village

I volunteered here to make a contribution towards helping senior residents with limited mobility.