Jessica Goldfarb is a lawyer and senior strategic management professional with expertise in leading organizations in change, including during leadership transition, growth, restructuring, or start-up. Jessica takes a collaborative approach to manage teams and promotes goal-setting, communication, transparency, and accountability. She specializes in capacity building, operations (including finances, IT, and legal counsel functions), recruitment and people management (human resources, talent management, and team coordination), and program management. Jessica has worked with nonprofits and social enterprises that innovate to create impact in governing and civic engagement, health and mental health care, youth development and education, and women’s and human rights.
Jessica’s recent leadership roles include: Interim Executive Director of Mouse (a nonprofit that educates students and teachers about computer science), Interim Administration and Finance Advisor to Women’s March Global (an independent nonprofit defending women’s human rights), COO of Civic Hall (a social enterprise and nonprofit collaborative community of civic tech innovators now owned by FedCap), and Advisor to The Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research (leading clinical trial center at Mount Sinai and the Bronx VA).
Jessica’s background also includes consulting and recruiting for creatively- or technology-driven businesses, public service as an employment and technology policy advisor for Vice President Gore and within the Clinton Administration’s Labor Department and The National Commission for Employment Policy, and employment law practice at Proskauer. Jessica is a graduate of NYU Law School and SUNY Binghamton.
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