was appointed Grants Manager in March 2010. Prior to joining Irvine, Jessica was with the Koret Foundation for six years as a Program Assistant, Program Associate and most recently, as the Grants Manager. During her time as a program assistant and associate, she focused on K-12 education reform. As the Grants Manager, she oversaw all aspects of grants administration. Before joining Koret, Jessica was a Princeton-in-Africa Fellow at the Mpala Wildlife Foundation in Kenya, working in development and communications. Previously, she was the development associate at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Jessica was a member of the Leadership San Francisco class of 2013, and was a 2008 member of the Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute. Currently she serves as Finance Officer for the Flaming Lotus Girls, a collaborative, female-driven metal and fire arts group, and is on the board of The Brooklyn Quarterly, a nonprofit literary endeavor. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Jessica graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in comparative literature.