Jessica Schmidt

Principal Consultant at Orchestrate Inclusion


As a consultant, Jessica holds special interest in amplifying the power of organizations to catalyze positive social change, connect individuals across a wide array of lived experiences, and draw focus to the existing strengths of communities. She specializes in partnering with non-profit organizations in their exploration, understanding, strategy development and implementation of “DEIB” (diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging) access, and justice work. Jessica is passionate about building individual and organizational capacity to recognize and utilize power and advantage to reimagine the way organizations exist. Jessica received an MA in Arts Administration and an MBA from Southern Methodist University and completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where she studied horn performance and political science. She is a graduate of the 2015 LeadBoston Program, an executive leadership program focused on social responsibility administered by the YWCA Boston and has completed the Interaction Institute for Social Change’s Fundamentals of Facilitation for Racial Justice Work training and Racial Equity Institute’s Phase 1 Workshop. Jessica is a trained Mediator and completed forty-hours of mediation training in 2020 in accordance with M.G.L. ch.233 § 23C with MWI in Boston and is active in the national Deep Equity Practitioners Network (DEPn).
Who They Serve:


Educational Institutions



Non-Profit Organizations


Group Debriefs

Individual Debriefs

Group Coaching

1-on-1 Coaching

Program Evaluation

Organizational Consulting


Training Development

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