Jessica Jackley

Co-Founder at Kiva

Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley

Co-Founder at Kiva

Overview
Career Highlights

Kiva
ProFounder Financial, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3305

Primary Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Number of Boards

8

Number of Awards

4

Interests

Surfing, Yoga

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Co-Founder at Kiva

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Partner at Omidyar Network

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Chief Executive Officer & Ex Officio Director at Habitat for Humanity International, Inc.

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Investor at LendingClub Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Kiva

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Co-Founder at Grameen Foundation

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Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary to Sweden at United States Department of State

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Professional at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Co-Founder at Kiva

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Professor, Department of Creative Writing at University of California, Riverside

The University of California, Riverside (UCR or UC Riverside), is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus sits on 1,900 acres (769 ha) in a suburban district of Riverside, California, United States, with a branch campus of 20 acres (8 ha) in Palm Desert. Founded in 1907 as the UC Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, pioneered research in biological pest control and the use of growth regulators responsible for extending the citrus growing season in California from four to nine months. Some of the world's most important research collections on citrus diversity and entomology, as well as science fiction and photography, are located at Riverside.

Education
BA in Philosophy & Political Science

Established in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg; renamed Bucknell University in 1886 in honor of William Bucknell, a major benefactor. The University is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential, and undergraduate, with a small graduate program.

M.B.A. with Certificates in Global Management & Public Management

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Memberships
Member
2011 - Current

Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

Term Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Chief Impact Officer
2019 - Current

Aspiration Partners, Inc. provides financial services. The firm's products include redwood fund, flagship fund and summit account. The company was founded by Joseph Neal Sanberg and Andrei Hugo Cherny in 2013 and is headquartered Marina Del Rey, CA.

Venture Partner
2017 - Current

Sparklabs Global Ventures Management LLC invests in seed and early stage companies located in Asia, Europe, Israel and the US. The firm invests in technology and media companies.

Co-Founder
2005 - Current

Kiva Microfunds is non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of a crowdfunding platform for borrowers and lenders. It offers a range of loan products and services. The company was founded by Premal Shah and Matthew Flannery in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Kiva Microfunds is non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of a crowdfunding platform for borrowers and lenders. It offers a range of loan products and services. The company was founded by Premal Shah and Matthew Flannery in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Prior

Opportunity International, Inc. operates as a non profit organization that provides small business loans, savings, insurance and training. The firm's focus areas are agriculture, education and technology. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2012
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2010

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $100
2010

Part of The Global Fund for Women, Inc., International Museum of Women is a company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, that provides social services. The Global Fund for Women, Inc. acquired International Museum of Women on 05 Mar 14.

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ProFounder Financial, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ProFounder Financial, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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ProFounder Financial, Inc. operates as an online crowd funding platform. It provides tools for entrepreneurs to raise their investment capital from their communities. The company was founded by Jessica Jackley and Dana Mauriello in August 2009 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Collaborative Fund focuses on investments in emerging technologies. The firm provides financing for seed stage capital requirements.

Awards & Honors
2012
Fast Company - League of Extraordinary Women
2011
World Economic Forum - Young Global Leaders
Quinnipiac University
Events
Attendee
2010 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

The CGI Annual Meeting is a premier gathering for heads of state, business leaders, and nonprofit directors from around the world. The 2010 Annual Meeting took place September 21-23 in New York City, and focused on finding effective, sustainable solutions to the some of the world's most pressing challenges. During the four-day event, CGI members made new connections, shared insights and ideas, and developed partnerships that will enhance the work they do throughout the year. They also made nearly 300 new Commitments to Action, bringing the total number of commitments made to more than 1,900.

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