Jessica Iscah Paquin, MA
Organizational Development & Fundraising
For over a decade Jessica has been a change agent within non-profit and public entities to build organizational capacity and long-term sustainability. Within the arenas of workforce development and economic and racial equity, she has led multi-million dollar agencies in strategic direction setting, program design, process improvement, fundraising, and staff development efforts. She has raised and managed multi-million dollar grants from private and public funding sources. With a M.A. in Non-Profit Management and Leadership from the Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs, she also holds one of the nation’s first graduate minor degrees in Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices through the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality and Healing. She is currently working on a Certificate in Fundraising from the University of St. Thomas. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jessica is also a professional Middle Eastern Dance Artist, lover of the local vegetables, and practitioner of Dancemeditation.