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Ms. Laurene Powell Jobs

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Founder and Chair

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Emerson Collective
625 Emerson Street, Third Floor
Palo Alto , California 94301
United States

Company Description: Emerson Collective supports social entrepreneurs and organizations working in the areas of education, immigration reform, social justice and conservation. By...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MBA
    Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • BA
    University of Pennsylvania
  • BSE
    University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA
    Stanford Graduate School
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Web References
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Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective
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Laurene Powell Jobs Founder and Chair
Executive Assistant to Laurene Powell Jobs
Look who sitting in the FIRST LADY’S BOX at STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS | Hispanic Lifestyle, 7 Feb 2015 [cached]
Ms. Powell Jobs also serves as president of the board of College Track, an after-school program she founded in 1997 to prepare underserved high school students for success in college.
Ms. Powell Jobs holds a BA and a BSE from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Earlier in her career, she spent several years working in investment banking and later co-founded a natural foods company in California.
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Laurene Powell Jobs
Chair and Co-founder
Ms. Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and chair of Emerson Collective, an organization focused on harnessing the potential of individuals from underserved communities to help them build a better life. The Collective supports social entrepreneurs and organizations working in the areas of education, social justice and conservation.
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The Laudable Social Causes of Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell Jobs is a leading American business administrator and creator of the influential group Emerson Collective, a political reform organization that promotes issues dealing with education and immigration. Jobs is the widow of the late business and technology innovator Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple computers and inventor of the iPhone.
Laurene Powell Jobs is the president and co-creator of the Board of College Track, an organization that helps underprivileged high school students enroll in college courses, decide on majors and find employment. She is the main trust holder of her late husband's fund, originally called the Steven P. Jobs Trust and now called the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust. The trust is a major stakeholder in the Walt Disney Company, owning around 7 percent or 8 percent of the company's stock value. Forbes ranked Powell Jobs the twenty-ninth most powerful woman in the world in 2014.
Laurene Powell Jobs History and Background
Laurene Powell Jobs was born in a small town in New Jersey called West Milford. She is a dual degree holder, in 1985 earning both a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1991, she earned a master of business administration from Stanford, the degree on which she then began to build her career in business. Several years later, she created the non-profit company College Track, a group that offers assistance to disadvantaged young people in entering college.
Laurene Powell Jobs is stepping out of the shadow of her husband.
In those days, Laurene Powell Jobs was a lot less outspoken, and she tended to quietly go about her business without attracting too much attention. Since her husband's death, however, she has become an active public figure in her own right, putting her hand in the dealings of Washington politicians and government agencies with influence in her areas of interest. Laurene Powell Jobs has found her place in the world following her husband's sudden death, and she is using her influence to promote worthy causes, as you can see in the interview below:
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