What’s Next? with New Profit
August 12th, 12:30pm (ET). Click here to register.
Join MIT IDEAS for the What’s Next? Info Session series. Through this series, you’ll have opportunities to connect with leaders at organization that are committed to supporting the efforts of social entrepreneurs and innovators.
Boston-based venture philanthropy organization New Profit has announced the launch of a $6 million challenge aimed at identifying and funding promising solutions serving displaced and underinvested workers. New Profit is a venture philanthropy organization that backs breakthrough social entrepreneurs who are advancing equity and opportunity in America.
Dr. Angela Jackson is a Partner at New Profit, a Boston based venture philanthropy firm where she leads the Future of Work strategy and investments. Most recently working in the private sector Dr. Jackson was the head of New Channels Marketing for Nokia and Retail Development at Viacom. After having lived and worked abroad in over 25 countries, in 2008, Dr. Jackson combined her corporate management experience with the expertise of language educators to found Global Language Project (GLP), an educational nonprofit leveraging world language learning to equip students for opportunities in higher education and the workforce. In just five years, Dr. Jackson raised more than $10 million dollars to change the trajectory of hundreds of young lives by empowering them with valuable knowledge in a second language. Dr. Jackson holds a doctorate from Harvard University where she was a Dean Kathleen McCartney Fello