Jamie Schmill is a creative systems thinker, strategist, and team builder, who has cultivated her expertise in program design, grant making, capacity building, and equity-centered evaluation through work across the higher education, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors. She currently serves as the Vice President of Programs at the Foundation for Louisiana where she is grateful to be part of the movement towards a Louisiana in which every person has the freedom, dignity and power to live, learn, work, and play.

Jamie is fascinated by the relationship between diverse ways of learning, knowing and being, values-based leadership, and community-led social change and nurtures these interests as a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Leadership and Change at Antioch University. A life-long dancer and athlete, she is a Tulane University alumna with Bachelor’s degrees in gender and sexuality studies and dance and a Master’s degree in liberal arts with a concentration in philosophy. She also holds a Master’s degree in education with an emphasis on leadership and learning in organizations from Vanderbilt University.