PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information.

Project Manager at Social Media Lab, Ryerson University.

I teach, learn, research, & live digital culture.
- @jacobsonjenna


University of Toronto, Faculty of Information
140 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3G6

jenna.jacobson [at]

Judging the Social Media for Social Change Hackathon

I was invited to be a judge at the Ryerson University ‘Social Media for Social Change Case Competition’. The event was supported by some big names: IBM, Big Data University, and the Social Media Lab (who I was proud to be representing).
The hackathon brought about 80 people together to hack social media data for social good.
Hackathon […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Events, Professional Development|0 Comments

safeTALK Suicide Alertness Training

safeTALK Suicide Alertness Training
I completed the safeTALK Suicide Alertness Training to become a suicide alert helper. Suicide is something that has deeply affected my family. I hope that this will help me help those around me – specifically students because mental health is such a serious issue at the university.

“Among those aged 15 to 34, […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Events, Professional Development|0 Comments