September 27, 2023

Jenkins to Facilitate Virginia Talent + Opportunity Workshop

Antoinette Carter Jenkins

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding two workshops: Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership (V-Top) Workshop: Developing Our Workforce Through Internships. The workshops will be held on Oct. 4, 2023, at Germanna Community College. They will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dr. Antoinette Carter Jenkins, director of UMW’s Center for Career and Professional Development, will be the facilitator. Read more.


Antoinette Carter Jenkins Named CCPD Director

Antoinette Carter Jenkins

Antoinette Carter Jenkins

Antoinette Carter Jenkins has been named director of the Center for Career and Professional Development.

She has dedicated her career to supporting the enrichment of talent through service as a human resource and career development professional in the non-profit sector and academia. For the past 13 years, Jenkins has served the Commonwealth’s talent development initiatives as an adjunct business professor at Northern Virginia Community College, where she teaches a range of courses including Organizational Behavior, Principles of Management and Human Resource Management.

A native Washingtonian with ancestral ties along eastern Virginia, Jenkins completed all of her post-secondary education in the DMV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from George Mason University and a master of business administration degree from University of Maryland Global Campus. She earned her doctoral degree in human and organizational learning from The George Washington University, where her research interests focused on the nexus between organizational culture and social impact.

Antoinette will be responsible for the effective operation of the Center for Career and Professional Development in service to our students as well as in administrative oversight of the $250,000 Virginia Talent + Opportunity grant recently awarded to the University of Mary Washington by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

“We are pleased to have such an accomplished professional join our team in the Center for Career and Professional Development,” said Associate Provost for Career and Workforce Kimberly Young. “I’m confident that Antoinette along with the staff in the Career Center will effectively serve our student body as they explore what it means to live ‘Life After Mary Washington.’ ”