Governance Committee Chair, Board


Jessica has spent her career helping a diverse population of students reach their education and career goals. She is currently serving as Senior Manager of Strategic Operations at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business where she helps provide a seamless experience for MBA students completing their job search. She earned a BS in Psychology from Boston University, an MSEd in Counseling with a concentration in multicultural counseling from Fordham University, and an MBA from Duke University.

Throughout her professional career both in New York, North Carolina, and Washington DC, Jessica worked with at-risk youth and immigrant populations from around the world. As the founding Director of College Counseling at two upstart New York City high schools, she helped hundreds of students each year reach their educational goals. Through Roots Ethiopia, she hopes to continue the work she is so passionate about and help reduce barriers to education that exist for so many in Southern Ethiopia.

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