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Jessica Weare

Silicon Valley Lead, Cities Team
Microsoft

Jessica Weare oversees Microsoft’s philanthropic investments in Silicon Valley, focusing on computer science education, workforce development, and civic technology.  She managed the company's Bay Area employee engagement program to an 87% participation rate and helped launch the first-ever online giving day in Silicon Valley, which raised $24 million for local nonprofits.  She is an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow.  She currently serves on the board of directors of both Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits and California Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  She holds a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. from Stanford.

Jessica Weare