Jess Praphath

Managing Director, Economic Mobility

San Francisco, CA

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As Managing Director, Economic Mobility in Third Sector’s San Francisco office, 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.