Jessica Gaines


Circular Project: eYe – European Youth Employment

    Jessica Gaines has been active in the intersecting worlds of nonprofits, education, global diversity, and media with leadership roles at organizations such as City Year, Inc., Emerson College, and Accredere. With a Masters in Higher Education from Harvard University and a Bachelors in English from Williams College, Jessica has passionately sought to uncover means by which all upcoming generations can access excellence in education.

Additionally, she helmed the inaugural TEDxZurichWomen event, bringing thought leaders together for one day of idea sharing in Zurich, Switzerland.

She has seen how youth empowerment, through even the smallest measures, can have immeasurable impact and hopes to contribute to the rise of a new youth job initiatives schematic, as evidenced by the initiatives of CircularSociety.