Academy Director


  • Jenni Ahlstedt, JCI Stockholm, Sweden
  • [email protected]
  • +358 400 628 427
  • 2017 Hising Island Academy graduate
  • Jenni joined JCI in 2008 and she is a proud member of JCI Stockholm in JCI Sweden and JCI Pirkanmaa in JCI Finland. This is Jenni’s 7th year as part of the JCI European Academy Team, and now she is leading the whole project group. Jenni has learned a lot in JCI through many projects, 5 local board positions (Local President 2011) and on national level in JCI Finland as the 2012 National Director of International Affairs and 2013 National Information Officer. She served as the 2015 National President of JCI Sweden. In 2016 and 2017 Jenni was appointed to JCI Sponsorship Committee for Europe. She has so far participated in 9 JCI European Conferences and 8 JCI World Congresses. Jenni has been awarded with JCI Senatorship #76500. When not in JCI, Jenni works in either her own company as an event organizer or then on Viking Line cruise ships as a program hostess. At the moment Jenni is on a maternity leave with a little princess. Favorite quote: Let’s get it done while having fun!

Head Trainer


  • Barbara Wolters, JCI The Netherlands
  • 2013 JCI European Academy graduate
  • Barbara, a 2013 graduate of the JCI European Academy, has been a member of JCI since 2010 and trainer since 2012. She has held several committee and local and national board positions in JCI Eemland (Amersfoort and surroundings) and JCI The Netherlands. She attended the Dutch Academy in 2011 and has been trainer at Dutch Academy in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018, JCI-Red Cross Academy in 2014 for high potentials, JCI European Academy in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and now 2019. Barbara has set up a JCI fundraising training and a JCI & I training. She focuses on training topics including fundraising, body language, feedback, leadership, project management, management (outdoor) and general JCI training. Professionally, she works as Business Manager in a Psychiatric Hospital. Besides being an active JCI member, she is a proud mom of a little girl. “There is just one you and that’s your power! Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”