Genny manages the foundation’s media relations and integrates strategic communications in the Science Program’s work.
Genny worked for the foundation from 2001-2005. Before rejoining the foundation in 2008, she worked for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation's Conservation and Science Program and for the Environmental Grantmakers Association. Previously, she held positions at National Geographic Magazine, the Sierra Club and Green Seal.
Genny holds master’s degrees in international relations and environmental management from Yale University. She earned a B.A. in English literature from Vanderbilt University.