Christina A. Jackson serves as She Should Run’s Chief of Staff, responsible for overall organizational effectiveness and scalability through business operations leadership, financial management, and staff development. She has a firm belief in driving social change through high-functioning, mission-driven organizations and strategic partnerships.
Christina began her career as a high school English teacher in Prince George’s County Public Schools, where she also served as a Master Teacher, mentoring University of Maryland, College of Education candidates. She transitioned out of the classroom into a consulting role within the behavioral sciences organization, American Institutes for Research, where she worked with U.S. Departments of Education and teachers nationwide to develop high-stakes standardized tests for K-12 public schools. She has since held program and operations management positions within nonprofit and private organizations including Teach For America, PowerMyLearning, and K12 Insight. Most recently, Christina led education software giant. Blackboard, Inc.’s company-wide Readiness Program, operationalizing the delivery of new software products to market, and the divestment of those identified for end-of-life.
Christina earned her M.B.A. from Marymount University and a B. A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a volunteer role as 1st Vice President, Programs Chair of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Washington D.C. Chapter, advocating for education, health, and economic empowerment within target populations in the District.