Jennifer Boyle Jennifer Boyle

Executive Director
(617) 804-2329


Jen brings a diverse background to Primary Source having spent her career in both the private sector and in domestic and global education. Jen began her career in advertising, sales, and management in both the advertising and television industries. Working from the ground up, Jen grew her expertise at Hill Holiday and WLVI TV, both in Boston. During this time, Jen took a year off to work as a teacher at Mother Caroline Academy in Dorchester. Her experience as a teacher ignited her passion for education and after a successful career in sales and management, she took a risk and dove head first into education and nonprofit management.

As a transition from the private to public sphere, Jen spent a year as a volunteer living in Mombasa, Kenya. Jen’s time in Kenya reinforced her commitment to education and gave her a profound appreciation for the global world in which we live. Jen has since worked on five continents supporting various education initiatives. Jen was the Executive Director of The Maranyundo Initiative, where she helped build and launch the Maranyundo School for girls in Nyamata, Rwanda. She continued her work in international education by supporting school growth and development in South Africa, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, India, and Chile. Domestically, Jen was formerly the Managing Director of Strategic Growth and Development of Excel Academy Charter Schools.

Jen holds an undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire, where she was a member of the Varsity Lacrosse team. Jen also has a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.



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