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Lisa W. Jacobs

Executive Assistant to the Director & Board Liaison

Lisa W. Jacobs has served MSRI since 2012 in the roles of Executive Assistant to the Director (2012-current), Board Liaison (2016-current), and Development Assistant (2012-2016).

She received a B.A. in English Literature and Certificate in Creative Writing from Columbia University, Columbia College and an M.A. from The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University.

Prior to joining MSRI, Lisa worked as an academic advisor in a wide range of institutions, including The Art Institute of California, Parsons the New School for Design, and New York University. In earlier years, she worked as a properties artisan at The Juilliard School and Spaeth Design.

She was born in Miami, FL.