Impact Frontiers Jackson

Jackson Gates

Research and Content
Development Associate

Jackson supports development of content for investor workshops, conducts applied research on leading practices in impact management and impact-financial integration for specific asset classes and investor types, and is spearheading Impact Frontiers’ online curriculum development.

Jackson is also a research consultant at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network, where he conducts research on innovative impact financing mechanisms and develops online curriculum for impact investors. Jackson graduated with a BA from Harvard University in History and a minor in Economics, where he studied the historical relationship between moral and economic paradigm shifts and worked in impact strategy. After graduating, Jackson taught 11th and 12th grade social studies in the Bay Area through Teach for America, before returning to the world of impact strategy at Impact Frontiers and AVPN. He has also been featured as an opinion writer for the online impact publication Impakter, where his essay “Why We Need Social Impact Innovation” was published in 2018.

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