Jamie McAuliffe

President & CEO,
Education for Employment

Jamie McAuliffe has over two decades of experience in leadership roles in the non-profit and business sectors. Before joining Education For Employment (EFE), McAuliffe served as Portfolio Manager at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation to deliver a “scaling what works” grant-making strategy in support of proven youth development non-profits. At the OTF Group, a spin-off of Monitor Consulting, McAuliffe provided strategy consulting to export-oriented small and medium businesses in Brazil. Early in his career, McAuliffe launched new programs at Ashoka, a global organization that invests in leading social entrepreneurs. Between receiving his BA in Philosophy from Georgetown University and an MA in International Studies from John Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, McAuliffe served as an inner-city teacher with Teach for America and then as a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs. McAuliffe joined EFE in 2010.
At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Tianjin in 2012, McAuliffe was named a Schwab Foundation Global Social Entrepreneur in recognition of EFE’s pioneering work to tackle youth unemployment in the Middle East & North Africa. From 2012-2014, he chaired the WEF Global Agenda Council on Youth Unemployment and is currently vice chair of WEF’s Future of Jobs Global Agenda Council. McAuliffe is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).