Jess Praphath

Managing Director, Economic Mobility

San Francisco, CA

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As a Managing Director in our Economic Mobility Practice Area , Jessica delivers strategic advisory, feasibility assessment, and project construction support for government, nonprofit, and philanthropic clients. Jessica is currently working on the Administrative Data Pilot, a partnership with Stanford University funded by the Social Innovation Fund designed to support local governments in accessing and deploying administrative data to improve program outcomes. Jessica is also conducting a feasibility study for the County of Santa Clara focused on enhancing the quality and accessibility of pre-school programs available to low-income children.

Prior to Third Sector, Jessica was a Junior Consultant at John Snow Inc. where she worked on health systems transformation initiatives, focusing on developing community health needs assessments for integrated delivery systems; as well as with the District of Columbia's Department of Health to update their Health Systems Plan and Certificate of Need guidance. She began her career as a community organizer at a family resource center and coalition of community-based organizations, and worked at a federally qualified health center supporting the roll out of Covered California outreach and enrollment efforts. Jessica holds a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Public Health from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.