India Peek-Jensen joined O-H Community Partners as an Associate at the Chicago office in October 2016. She is passionate about the advancement of under-served communities, particularly at the intersection of economic development, education, and health. In her current role, India supports both community engagement and business development efforts and works to identify and connect women and minority-owned companies to business opportunities.
Prior to joining O-H Community Partners, India worked at FundWell, a startup technology company designed to help small business owners access loans with lower interest rates and better terms. There she provided loan application and loan packaging support for women and minority-owned businesses and conducted research on and outreach to prospective lending partners.
India is particularly passionate about issues facing youth. She has worked as a community organizer focused on K-8 mental health with the Chicago Coalition to Save Our Mental Health Centers, a non-profit seeking to restore, expand, and improve access to mental health resources in Chicago. Additionally, she has served as a residential high school proctor at the Harvard Summer School, a non-residential tutor at Eliot House, an undergraduate residence at Harvard, and a tutor for K-8 students through the Cambridge After School Program. India is a two-time awardee of the Harvard Center for Public Interest Careers Summer Fellowship.
India earned a B.A. in Human Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University.