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Jessica from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Empowering students and creating more inclusive and equitable educational experiences’.

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Jessica Lauritsen is a dedicated and accomplished education leader based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Armed with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in higher education, she is passionate about driving positive change and promoting equity in the education sector. Jessica's commitment to innovation and student success is evident in her impressive accolades, including receiving prestigious awards and being recognized as a rising star in the field.

Currently serving as a Senior Education Designer at Education Design Lab, Jessica is leading a significant project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Managing a substantial budget and a dedicated team, she focuses on designing cutting-edge curricula and championing equity-centered design principles to support college leaders in creating inclusive educational environments. Her previous role as Vice President of Student Affairs at Hennepin Technical College showcased her ability to spearhead initiatives, manage substantial budgets, and ensure the continuity of the college's mission during transitional periods.

Jessica's extensive experience extends to various leadership positions, such as Interim Associate Vice Provost, Dean of Students, and Director of Student Life and Career Development. Through her teaching roles at institutions like Hennepin Technical College and St. Cloud State University, Jessica has empowered students to excel academically and personally. With a profound dedication to creating more inclusive and equitable educational experiences, Jessica is a collaborative and forward-thinking professional who is poised to unite and transform the industry by fostering innovation and advocating for equity.

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Jessica's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Jessica’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Jessica will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Jessica’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Jessica can be inviting and engaging, and may prefer interacting with others more than working alone.


OVERVIEW:

To help Jessica connect with your product, share an interesting or funny story. Make sure to include vivid imagery and tie it back to what you're selling. By entertaining them, they are much more likely to feel excited about what you're selling.

What comes naturally to Jessica

  • Preferring to start a project from scratch

  • Seeking a personal connection in new business relationships

  • Feeling comfortable speaking to a new person


COMMUNICATON:

Jessica is relentlessly optimistic and appreciates friendly, transparent conversation. Expect her to initiate side conversations to talk about life outside of work. Affirm her ideas and let her know that you’re listening to her when in conversation.

When speaking to Jessica

  • Affirm their bright ideas

  • Talk about abstract philosophies or ideas

  • Speak with an informal tone


MOTIVATION:

Jessica is people-oriented and thrives on building new relationships. If you can make her feel accepted and included in a group, she will happily work on any task. She will enjoy being asked for advice and will happily stop to explain the situation to her co-workers.

What motivates Jessica

  • Working closely with others

  • New friendships

  • Feeling accepted


WORK:

If you have an issue with Jessica or need to give her constructive criticism, it is best to do it in person. She will appreciate people who are approachable and help make peace and create harmony in her work environment. Empathy likely comes naturally to her, making her a community leader and a source of trust for her team.

When working with Jessica

  • Don't give them too much repetitive work

  • Build social time into the workflow

  • Agree on a common goal

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Jessica’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Jessica’s online activity.

Education

Innovative Problem Solver

Leadership

Experience

Project

Team

Design

Equity

Managed Budgets

Mission

Career Development

Knowledge

Collaborate

Human-Centered Design

Equity Centered Design

Workforce Development

Program Development

Student Development

Event Planning

Training

Leadership Development

Testing

Support Services

Education

Innovative Problem Solver

Leadership

Experience

Project

Team

Design

Equity

Managed Budgets

Mission

Career Development

Knowledge

Collaborate

Human-Centered Design

Equity Centered Design

Workforce Development

Program Development

Student Development

Event Planning

Training

Leadership Development

Testing

Support Services

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youEducation Design Labfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Jessica extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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5/5 Social leader

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