Get to know... Jillian


Jillian Douglas
Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer

How long have you been at Idea Learning?         
Since the beginning!

How would you describe yourself in one word?
Just one, really? Ok, passionate (about life).

Favorite food/beverage?            
A very hot cuppa strong English Breakfast tea, I have three or more a day.

What did you think you were going to be when you were a kid?              
I had no idea, but occasionally thought of being a stand-up comedian or a fiction writer.

What makes you laugh the most?           
Just about any clever word play, and Jon Stewart.

How old were you when you had your first paying job?
14, I think. I had to get a special permit.

What's your superpower ... or hidden talent?   
Maintaining a positive outlook, even in the face of great adversity.

Favorite band/type of music?   
70’s funk & disco

Best thing about Portland?        
Everything, yes even the weather.

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