Jessica Anderson is the North America Strategic Giving Manager at Dell. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s multimillion-dollar corporate giving in the United States and Canada.
Prior to joining Dell, Jessica worked for the American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay in their Health Care Training Department; her work impacted hundreds of low-moderate income students enabling them to receive greater employment opportunities.
As North America Giving Manager, she works collaboratively to build programs and opportunities in local communities aimed to increase the number of girls and underrepresented students interested in computer science and applied sciences.
Early in her career at, Jessica created the Community Service Awards Program which highlighted the volunteer work employees are doing in and around their communities providing cash grants to the institution for which they volunteer.
Jessica has a passion for giving back to the community. Her appetite for volunteerism has extended into her career including roles such as being a POSSE Mentor helping students to effectively transition from an urban setting to a rural college environment and leading a volunteer service program where students gain global cross-cultural experience through their volunteer work in underrepresented communities.
She received a B.A. in Communication Arts & Sciences from DePauw University and an M.A. in Organizational & Corporate Communications from Emerson College.
Jessica is on the leadership team for Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPs) at Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain. She resides with her husband and their two sons in Sharon, Massachusetts.