Jackie is the founder and board chair of Everybody Dance Now! and is in the process of launching Rewrite Ventures. Rewrite Ventures is an investment vehicle committed to transforming our sexual culture to create kinder, safer and more joyful intimate relationships.
Jackie works in venture capital at XSeed Capital, and has worked in impact investing and women's health at Tara Health Foundation and Reproductive Health Investors Alliance.
Previously, Jackie founded Everybody Dance Now! (EDN!), which uses the popularity and cultural history of hip hop dance to close opportunity gaps for low-income youth and communities of color. Jackie founded EDN! at age 14 and served as Executive Director for over a decade, expanding the company nationally. EDN! has served more than 18,000 youth in over 20 cities.
Jackie also served as the head of Spark, the largest Millennial philanthropic network focused on women and girls’ empowerment. Additionally, she worked at The Bridgespan Group, where she helped the leaders of foundations and nonprofits accelerate their impact.
Jackie was the first nonprofit founder in StartX and has been recognized as one of Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women, Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce’s Young Businessperson of the Year, and a Google Zeitgeist Young Mind. Her work has also been featured in MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, LA Times, Family Circle Magazine, CBS, and more.
Jackie is currently completing her MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business and MPA at Harvard Kennedy School. She obtained her BA with University Distinction from Stanford, studying public policy.