Jenna Birch

Title: Journalist, Author
Education: University of Michigan


Jenna Birch is a journalist, dating coach, and author of The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win in Life and Love. She covers health, wellness, relationships, beauty, lifestyle, and culture. Her work appears in publications like Psychology Today, Health, SELF, The Washington Post, Women's Health, Men's Health, Vogue, Harper’s BAZAAR, Well + Good, and more. Jenna is also a co-founder of Plum, a dating app rooted in the social science of relationships.


Jenna received a bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing from the University of Michigan.

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