The Lindbergh Foundation awards Lindbergh grants to researchers dedicated to finding innovative solutions to global environmental challenges. Dr. Jenkins was awarded a grant for Intercultural Communication for her work to identify best practices for promoting cross-cultural adoption of marine conservation technologies.
Dr. Jenkins was a founding and steer-committee member of the Green Guild Biodiesel Co-op in Tacoma Park, Maryland. This program segment features Dr. Jenkins and other co-op members discussing the environmental importance of having commercially available biodiesel.
Dr. Jenkins was one of only four women interviewed and featured in an article highlighting the accomplishments of AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows.
Dr. Jenkins' personal experience with resources for minorities in science and technology prompted her to work with four other AAAS Fellows to organize “Championing Diversity in Science and Engineering,” a career-building workshop for colleagues in the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program. The event attracted nearly 50 participants for a half-day workshop held on June 10, 2008, at AAAS. This article describes the event, including highlights from panelists.
This article describes highlights from an AAAS Annual Meeting in San Francisco at which Dr. Jenkins organized a symposium and was a speaker. The article quotes Dr. Jenkins's comment regarding fishers inventing some of the most widely adopted and successful gear improvements.