faculty director adjunct professor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A professional educator and field leader with outstanding communication and instruction experience in helping leaders use business as a force for good. A master teacher with over 25 years of experience, she has taught over 100,000 learners in-person or online. She is globally recognized as a serial entrepreneur, collaborative partner, and pioneering influencer in the fields of impact investing and social entrepreneurship, and has been a professional investor, philanthropist, faculty member, researcher, and consultant.

  • Impact, ESG, and Sustainable Investing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Impact Measurement and Management
  • Teaching, In-Person and Online
  • Producing Actionable Research for Business Leaders
  • Academic Research Center Management
  • Collaborative Field-Building across Public, Private and Nonprofit sectors
Work History
Faculty Director/Adjunct Professor, 01/2007 to Current
Everest National Insurance CompanyOR, State,
  • Taught Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing courses for MBAs and executives. Provided direct instruction to over 1500 graduate and professional students, with teaching ratings of 6.8/7.
  • Provided strategic oversight of mission and operations for CASE. Raised over $15 million for research, education and outreach programs.
  • Wrote content and manage production for several global online courses. CASE Smart Impact Capital, a proprietary learning platform with 20 hours of videos, tools, PDFs, podcasts, has run continuously 2016-present, licensed by over 75 cohorts with 177,000+ page views.
Director, RISE and Adjunct Associate Professor, 01/2001 to 01/2010
  • Created and taught Columbia’s first course on social entrepreneurship in 2001. Founded the Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship (RISE) and performed the first global landscape scan and database of impact investment funds. Authored guidelines for entrepreneurial social impact assessment used by over 50 global MBA programs.
Founder and Managing Partner, 01/2000 to 01/2001
  • Conceived, founded and served as chief executive for hybrid impact investment funds, a foundation and a venture capital fund, designed to invest in social entrepreneurship. Assembled board of directors and investment committees, raised initial funds, set up all legal and administrative systems, hired staff, established due diligence process and managed all investments and grants.
Vice President, Program Manager, 01/1992 to 01/1999
  • Supported the Foundation's President to define objectives, identify partnership opportunities, recommend investments to board of directors, and oversee project execution for private foundation making $3 million in annual grants and program-related investments to help media and communications technology meet public needs.
Masters of Business Administration: , Expected in 1998 to COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL - New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts: French And Russian , Expected in 1990 to UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA - Charlottesville, VA
Diplôme d'études universitaires générales (DEUG): , Expected in 1989 to UNIVERSITÉ de STRASBOURG - Strasbourg,
  • Wrote the code for the global movement for B Corporation certification and public benefit corporations by co-authoring the B Impact Assessment, which has become a global standard for business as a force for good used by over 100,000 global companies to measure, certify, and improve their impact on key stakeholders.
  • Founded CASE i3 at Duke University, a global initiative to develop the field of impact investing, recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of the top 3 programs in impact investing education and research.
  • Contributed to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce US National Advisory Board, and was invited to study $1.5 billion of new investments.
  • Co-built Getting Gender Smart, an investor training on gender lens investing earning a 96 net promoter score.
  • Founded during the COVID-19 pandemic to help entrepreneurs everywhere access over $1 trillion of cash relief.
  • Social Innovation Thought Leader of the Year, Schwab Foundation/ World Economic Forum, 2020
  • #1 woman (and #4 overall) on #thinklist of university digital influencers in business and society, University of Bath, 2019
  • B Champions Bill Claire B the Change Award, for 10 years of service building the B Corporation movement, B Lab, 2017.
  • America's Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement, Michael Chatman, #WHYIGIVE, 2014.
  • Terry McAdam Book Award, Honorable Mention for The Impact Investor, Alliance for Nonprofit Management, 2014.

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Job Titles Held:

  • Faculty Director/Adjunct Professor
  • Director, RISE and Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Founder and Managing Partner
  • Vice President, Program Manager


  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diplôme d'études universitaires générales (DEUG)

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