Jessica has a vast range of experience and expertise within the non-profit and corporate social responsibility space, having raised funds for Safe Horizon, Inwood House, Young Women’s Leadership Network and Grace Institute, in addition to the Obama for America Tri-State Finance Office in 2008. Jessica has a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California. Jessica launched Jessica James Consulting in 2016 to support companies in the exploration and execution of meaningful philanthropic partnerships that recruit and retain talent, build culture, tell the brand’s story, drive the bottom line, and make the most possible impact in the community. Current corporate consulting clients including Blackstone, Finance of America, SoulCycle, and Port Authority, and nonprofit clients include nsoro Foundation, PepUp Tech, and UNICEF. Jessica is a featured speaker at Columbia University, Support Center for Non-Profit Management, Non-Profit Coordinating Committee, and SXSW 2018. She lives in Maplewood, NJ with her husband and son.