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Chauncy Lennon

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Managing Director and Head of Workforce Initiatives
Chauncy Lennon leads JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s initiatives to promote economic opportunity through investments in workforce practice, innovation, and policy. These include New Skills at Work, a $250 million global initiative to support demand-driven workforce systems that promote prosperity for
workers and industries; New Skills for Youth, a $75 million initiative to increase the number of young people who complete career pathways that begin in high school and end with postsecondary degrees or credentials aligned with good-paying, high-demand jobs; The Fellowship Initiative, a program providing young men of color with learning experiences that help them achieve their education and career potential; and a $17 million investment in Summer Youth Employment Programs in US cities to help underserved youth obtain the skills necessary to build lasting careers.

He serves on the New York City Workforce Development Board, the College Promise Campaign Advisory Board, and the Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners Board.

He joined JPMorgan Chase from the Ford Foundation, where his grant-making focused on promoting economic advancement for low-income workers by improving access to workforce development and work support programs. Prior to the Ford Foundation, he was senior vice president for Asset Building at Seedco, a national workforce development intermediary. He also has extensive experience
researching the mobility patterns of the working poor.  He earned his Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University, master's degree from the University of Chicago and bachelor's degree from Williams College. He has taught urban studies at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and Barnard College.

My Moderators Sessions

Wednesday, April 4