Network ExecutiveCompany: Minnesota Multifaith Network
Role: Session Presenter
Jen Kilps currently serves as the Network Executive for the Minnesota Multifaith Network. She has spent the entirety of her career organizing faith communities and volunteers around issues of peace and social justice. Jen has worked for the Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin, Lutheran Volunteer Corps, Minnesota Council of Churches Refugee Services Program, and the national Church World Service Refugee Resettlement Program.
Jen holds a doctorate in theology from the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Her research focused on the topic of hospitality. She has taught World Religions and Anthropology of Religion. She is also an Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) facilitator.
Most recently, Jen has trained as an End-of-Life Doula through the University of Vermont Medical School. She considers interfaith work her vocation.