Strategy Lead | Handshake
Jenna Karamanos is Director of Strategy at Handshake, the career development and recruiting platform for college students. Handshake is democratizing opportunity and transforming undergraduate recruiting for over 17 million students, 900 university career centers, and 400 thousand employers. Jenna has spent her career focused on empowering students from all backgrounds to achieve excellent, equitable education outcomes and launch successful careers. She has worked in education for over a decade at schools, nonprofits, and education technology companies. Her experience spans the entire education ecosystem, from K-12, to local and state policymaking bodies, to universities, and beyond. Jenna joined Handshake from RaiseMe, where she was Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, and previously worked at Teach For America and Leadership for Educational Equity.