Dr. Virginia Jenkot

Hampton Roads Pride Director, Dr. Virginia (Ginger) Jenkot, has volunteered with Hampton Roads Pride since 2014. She has served the organization in numerous positions, including chair and co-chair of PrideFest, Dignitary Liaison, chairwoman of Community Engagement Committee, Partnership Committee, co-chair of Finance, and Vice-President.

She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northern Illinois University, and a Doctoral degree from University of North Carolina. Her career in education encompassed both teaching and administrative positions.  Ginger also serves as a Commissioner on the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission.