Our Team

The NewSchools team draws on extensive experience from across the education, business, policy and nonprofit sectors to help find, fund and support teams of educators and innovators.

Jessica Henry

Jessica Henry

Director of Operations

Jessica Henry is the Director of Operations at NewSchools Venture Fund. She leads our operations and IT projects that help our team do their best work.  Before joining NewSchools, Jessica was the Program Director for All Stars Helping Kids, a Bay Area grant-making organization. While at All Stars, she oversaw grant-making initiatives in both California and New York, working effectively with grantees, managed philanthropic activities for a portfolio of professional athlete clients, and managed operations for the organization. Jessica earned a BA in Human Biology with a focus in child health and development from Stanford University. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing and spending time with her three children and her husband.