Carolyn Watson is a Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at JPMorgan Chase.   She directs the JPMorgan Chase Foundation’s philanthropic investments for Austin, El Paso, Houston, and San Antonio, which collectively employ more than 10,000 people.  The approach of each high-impact investment is to leverage the company’s strength and the dedication of its talented employees to tackle pressing social and economic challenges.

Ms. Watson has over twenty years of professional experience spanning the government, nonprofit and corporate sectors.  She holds a BA from Louisiana State University and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2010, she received a Master of Science in Management from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.    Texas Executive Women recognized her as a “Woman on the Move” in 2007 and Houston Woman Magazine named her one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2015.