Vice President, Social Impact
Jessica Baird is a vice president on the social impact team at BlackRock. In this role, Baird runs employee engagement globally, developing programming and partnerships to provide ways for employees to leverage their skills and interests to make a difference.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Baird served as deputy director at Echoing Green, a nonprofit organization that invests in early stage social impact leaders. While there, she created and managed external programming for Echoing Green's partners and donors, including Echoing Green’s annual summit.
Baird began her career at PwC where she held a number of internal strategic development roles supporting both the audit and tax practices. While at PwC, she developed and launched LeadersLab, a leadership development program for Fortune 500 tax executives.
Baird earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Jessica Baird will participate in “Board Recruitment 101: Attracting and Retaining Top Talent at Your Organization.”