Jamie Sears is Head of Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility, UBS Americas and leads the team that oversees grant making, strategic partnerships, stakeholder engagement, employee volunteering and giving programs. She is the architect of UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs, a portfolio of programs focused on advancing inclusive entrepreneurship, and was a co-founder of Project Entrepreneur, which seeks to build the pipeline of female founders of high-growth companies. Jamie also created UBS NextGen Leaders, the firm’s signature education initiative to increase college and career success for first-generation students. Her previous experience includes Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and 10,000 Small Businesses, the NYU Reynolds Foundation Program in Social Entrepreneurship, and Teach For America. Jamie received an MPA from New York University Wagner School of Public Service, and a BA from Pennsylvania State University.