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Staff Member

Jessica Leskin

Senior Manager of Institutional Relations and Strategic Initiatives
202.797.2145 x118
jessica@sitarartscenter.org

Jessica serves as the senior development officer for Sitar’s government, foundation, and corporate foundation partners. As part of the development team, Jessica leads efforts to strategically develop relationships and secure grants to advance the organization’s mission. Jessica also supports Sitar’s key efforts in capital planning, strategic planning and institutional marketing, including producing Sitar’s new video series. A staff member since 2015, Jessica has led the expansion of Sitar’s grant portfolio to raise over $1 million annually through institutional partners. While at Sitar, Jessica received her Master’s in Arts Management from George Mason University and joined The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Jessica also has a BA in International Relations from American University and is a visual artist.