Jamie McAuliffe is a the founding Director of the Global Opportunity Youth Network (GOYN), housed at the The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Jamie launched the GOYN in partnership with Prudential Financial, YouthBuild International, Global Development Incubator, and Accenture to build a global network of communities that are advancing place-based, cross-sector, and systemic approaches to tackling youth unemployment. Previously, Jamie was President & CEO of Education For Employment (EFE) where he led the organization during a period of dramatic growth to provide job opportunities for tens of thousands of youth across 8 affiliated nonprofits in the Middle East & North Africa. Prior to EFE, Jamie was Portfolio Manager at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, a foundation dedicated to scaling solutions to help vulnerable youth become successful adults. Early in his career, Jamie worked with Ashoka to support leading social entrepreneurs globally.
Jamie is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was Chair and then Vice-Chair for the World Economic Forum Agenda Councils on Youth Unemployment and the Future of Work, respectively. Jamie was named a Schwab Foundation Global Social Entrepreneur in 2012 and is an alumnus of Teach for America and the Coro Fellows program. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.