With over a decade of experience building meaningful and sustainable partnerships between nonprofits and corporations, Jessica has led over 100 corporate engagement events and programs, connecting thousands of employees from the finance, media, beauty, fashion, real estate and technology spaces to clients from NYC's largest non-profits.
Jessica has a vast range of experience and expertise within the non-profit 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 and non-profits 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.
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