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JESSICA SAGER

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JESSICA SAGER

TITLE 

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

ORGANIZATION

All Our Kin

BIOGRAPHY

Jessica Sager is the co-founder and chief executive officer of All Our Kin, a nationally-recognized nonprofit that trains, supports and sustains family child care providers to ensure that children and families have the foundation for success in school and in life. Through All Our Kin, caregivers succeed as business owners; working parents find stable, high-quality care for their children; and children receive early learning experiences that lay the groundwork for achievement in school and beyond. A graduate of Barnard College and Yale Law School, Jessica co-teaches a Yale University seminar on “Child Care, Society, and Public Policy,” and is a trustee of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund. She has provided commentary on child care issues for Time, The Hill, New America, New York Daily News, and Education Week. Jessica’s honors include the Seton Elm-Ivy Award, the US Small Business Administration’s “Women in Business Champion” award, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, New Profit’s “Extraordinary Social Female Entrepreneur” designation, the Roslyn S. Jaffe Award Grand Prize, and the Ashoka Changemakers/Robert Wood Johnson Champion of Children's Wellbeing award. She is an Ashoka Fellow, a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, and an Aspen Braddock Scholar. Most recently, she was named to the CARE 100 list of the Americans doing the most to re-imagine and re-humanize our care system.