Jen Evers serves as the Executive Director of The Heads Network, a nonprofit that promotes active collaboration and professional growth for independent school heads and leaders who are committed to the education of girls and advancing women’s leadership. Previously, Jen spent nine years at the Director of Strategic Initiatives & Professional Development at the International Coalition of Girls’ Schools implementing all professional development programs as well as identifying, cultivating, and sustaining strategic partnerships and sponsorships that benefitted ICGS member schools. Prior to joining ICGS, Jen taught middle and upper school Mandarin Chinese at the Latin School of Chicago and held a variety of roles in admissions, development, and residential life at a range of independent schools. Jen began studying Mandarin as a student at The Madeira School and earned her B.A. in Asian Studies and Religion from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University.