Dr. Angela Jackson is a partner at New Profit where she leads the firm’s Future of Work Initiative in the Learn to Earn Fund which seeks to close the career-readiness gap for Americans from low-income backgrounds.
Dr. Jackson served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at New Profit while completing her final year in the Doctor of Education Leadership program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Previously, Dr. Jackson was the Founder and CEO of Global Language Project (GLP), an educational nonprofit leveraging world language learning to equip students for opportunities in higher education and the workforce. In that role, Dr. Jackson raised more than $10 million dollars over five years to change the trajectory of hundreds of young lives by empowering them with valuable knowledge in a second language. Prior to GLP, Dr. Jackson spent three years as the Head of New Channels Marketing at Nokia, and seven years in increasingly senior marketing positions at Viacom Media Networks.
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