Jennifer Bourne

Jennifer Bourne

Director of Fellowships; Associate Editor of Noema Magazine


Jenny Bourne is the Director of Fellowships at the Berggruen Institute. In that capacity, she directs the development and management of this global fellowship program as well as facilitates communication and program cross-fertilization between Berggruen HQ in Los Angeles and China Center in Beijing. She also is the Associate Editor and Translator of Noema Magazine.

Prior to joining the Berggruen Institute, she worked to launch a master’s program in Translation and Interpreting for the University of Maryland, which is the second such program in the US. Prior to Maryland, she worked as Investment Specialist for UK Trade and Investment in England. In that position, she developed investment strategies and boosted foreign direct investment from China to Northeast England.

Jenny holds a Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication from the University of Maryland. She also holds a master’s degree from Newcastle University in the UK and a bachelor’s degree from China.