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Jenifer Gilio

Jenifer Gilio


Jenifer Gilio has been the Da Vinci Science Center’s Chief Philanthropy Officer since Jan. 2017 and is a member of the Center’s Leadership Team. She leads the fundraising efforts for the proposed $130 million Da Vinci Science City project and oversees the Center’s fundraising program.

Gilio has more than 20 years of experience as a fundraising professional, including extensive experience working with international philanthropists, managing campaigns, and working closely with individuals and foundations to create legacy opportunities and impactful change.

Jenifer recently served as Associate Vice President of Development and the Campaign for Lafayette College; Regional Director of Advancement, Eastern United States, Europe, and South America for Pomona College; and has held various leadership roles at Lehigh University and LifePath, Inc.

She is a Board Member of the Conference of Churches, a member of Muhlenberg College’s Board of Associates, and actively volunteers for global NGOs such as Wadah International, Maiti Nepal, and Right to Play International.  Gilio holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Kutztown University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Muhlenberg College.



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