Luncheon Meeting (Members and invited Guests)
Speaker: Jenny Philip, Senior Manager Economic Research, Greater Houston Partnership. Topic: "Houston's Economy: What's in Store for 2016"
Jenny Philip is a regional economist and senior manager of economic research at the Greater Houston Partnership. She studies Houston’s economic trends in areas such as employment, energy, real estate, and international trade. Additionally, Jenny conducts in-depth policy analysis in the areas of transportation, education, and energy.
Jenny also contributes to the monthly publication of the GHP’s Economy at a Glance and the annual publications of the Houston Economic Development Guide and Houston Facts. Although she enjoys writing about the economy, Jenny is even fonder of speaking on business and economic issues.
Prior to joining GHP, Jenny worked for the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Washington, D.C. analyzing the eligibility indicators used to disburse over $7 billion to 25 developing countries. She also worked at the U.S. Department of Labor on identifying labor rights issues surrounding the Colombia Free Trade Agreement and the African Growth and Opportunities Act.
Jenny received her Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and her undergraduate degree in international business from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a native Houstonian and has lived in the city off and on for over 20 years.