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Lisa W. Jacobs

Executive Assistant to the Director & Board Liaison

Lisa joined MSRI in 2012 as the Director's Assistant and Development Assistant. She advanced to the position of Executive Assistant to the Director & Board Liaison in 2016.

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