Meet The Team
Jessica Shao, DJA Consultant, has over 10 years of experience in strengthening program evaluation and grant management for non-profit organizations and private foundations working towards social justice. Jessica strategizes and leads program management and evaluation initiatives for social impact organizations based in California and on an international scale. She is a global citizen and intercultural communication specialist with experiences living and working on three continents. As an intercultural communications trainer, she has trained business managers on how to communicate effectively in the Chinese and the U.S. culture. She is an experienced researcher and facilitator, guiding cross-functional stakeholders to maximize the impact of social programs in global health, women’s empowerment, youth development, and economic development. Jessica is passionate about advancing racial equity and justice in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.