Alison Omens is the Chief Strategy Officer at JUST Capital. She is responsible for setting and implementing strategy to achieve mission impact for the organization. Her work includes overseeing programs, revenue, partnerships, development, and strategic engagement with companies, investors, foundations, and nonprofits. She has orchestrated program collaborations with BlackRock, the Aspen Institute, Harvard Business School, and others.
Alison was most recently Advisor for Private Sector Engagement to U.S. Secretary of
Labor Tom Perez, where she managed the inclusive capitalism strategy for the
Secretary and with the White House. She was also responsible for engagement on the
Department’s future-of-work efforts and its ESG investing guidance. Previously, she
was Vice President at Outreach Strategies, an environmental strategic communications
firm, and the Director of Media Outreach for the AFL-CIO.
Alison is on the Board of Directors of JobsFirstNYC, which expands opportunities for
out-of-work and out-of-school youth and on the Advisory Councils of NextGen Chamber,
a business organization for millennial business owners, and LitWorld, which promotes
youth literacy through storytelling. She is also the co-founder of Smash Squad, a
network for women focused on doing well by doing good. Alison received her masters of
public administration from Harvard Kennedy School and B.A. from Scripps College.
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