Cathrin Jerie

Program Manager

Cathrin Jerie is Program Manager at the Jacobs Foundation. In her work, she focuses on creating multi-stakeholder coalitions to improve cross-sectoral cooperation and has built partnerships with different universities, accelerators, and thinktanks to co-create different programs. The ultimate goal is to contribute to a better education system by bridging research with practice for the benefit of more effective education solutions.

Cathrin is passionate about bringing people together to inspire and learn from each other using innovative ways to co-create solutions that tackle the education challenges in this world. She brings years of experience in stakeholder management and community building as well as communication and journalism.

Cathrin holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Quantic School of Business and Technology, a Master of Arts in International Relations from the American University in Washington DC, and a Bachelor in Communication and Journalism from the School of Applied Sciences Zurich.