Jessica Kehayes is the Executive Director of Education at Asia Society, a global education and cultural institution. She is part of a leadership team focused on preparing all K-12 students to be college-ready and globally competent by promoting the study of global knowledge, skills, and world languages. She oversees operations for the education department and leads the Global Cities Education Network, a network of cities focused on sharing best practices in education. She writes and speaks regularly on issues in global education, and co-authored Leading with the World in Mind, a study of global leadership, with colleagues at Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Prior to joining Asia Society, Ms. Kehayes served at the New York City Department of Education Office of Strategic Partnerships, worked with City Harvest, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Sunchon, South Korea.She serves as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Ms. Kehayes holds a BA from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.