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Jessica C. Graham

Jessica is the Community Relations Manager for the Cisco Silicon Valley site. Giving back is her game, and data-driven community impact is her middle name. (Actually, it’s Camille). Whether you have an hour once a year, or an afternoon once a week, Jessica’s role oversees and directs the programs and communications that empower 16,000+ Cisco employees to get engaged in the greater Bay Area community. Jessica also leads Cisco’s participation as a founding partner of US2020, a STEM mentoring initiative that seeks to galvanize one million STEM volunteers to mentor and demonstrate the hip and cool relevance of science and technology careers to the next generation of scientists, engineers, and critical thinkers.

Jessica has been with Cisco for 2.5 years brings to this role a decade of experience in the non-profit sector around education and education reform, civic engagement and volunteer management, fundraising, and board management.

Jessica earned dual B.A. degrees in English and Spanish from Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama, and a Master’s in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. In her spare time, Jessica mentors a group of youth entrepreneurs in East Oakland, and currently resides in San Jose, CA with Max, a 5-year old lively Pomeranian.