Sean Kenney serves as a Program Manager for the Leeds Residential Academic Program, an academic and professional community for first-year students in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Sean has experience in youth, leadership, and community development, and has worked in a variety of places, including Brazil, China, Nicaragua, and Paraguay. Prior to the Leeds School of Business, Sean worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, where he developed a pilot mentoring program and participated in furthering inclusiveness work in the Denver community. Sean is interested in the intersection of inclusive practices and organizational development, both in the nonprofit and for-profit sector, and engages in this work in part through his involvement with The Denver Foundation. Sean is also involved in inclusiveness and diversity work on and off of campus, including his service to the CU Chancellor’s Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, and as a producer for Outsources, a weekly radio show on KGNU that provides programming relevant to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.
Sean was born and raised in Colorado. He currently lives in Denver, where he enjoys mentoring a Little Brother through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, cultivating succulents, and building community through food, music, and lifelong learning.