About Cynthia Jaggi

Cynthia Jaggi, M. Sc.  is an entrepreneur and leadership expert for people who are looking to create massive impact. Through her writing and courses, she’s here to shake up your approach to creating your most meaningful life and work – while making it all feel like fun.

She was named a lean-startup ambassador for her work bringing a lean approach to social impact and her insights have been featured on Business Insider, Women 2.0 and Idealist Careers.

Her passion is to shift the economy to a regenerative model that puts people and the planet in the center. To achieve this goal she works to build + grow social impact businesses and to empower professionals to create their most meaningful life and work.

She is the Founder of GatherWell, the Think + Do tank for Practical Idealists and a Partner at Living Economy Advisors, increasing the flow of capital to the living economy.

Formerly, she was a Partner at the Management Consulting firm Fitzgerald Analytics. There she developed the Managing for Results framework to help Executives make innovative and fact-based decisions.

Clients included Fortune 500 companies primarily in the financial services, technology and automotive sectors. She  co-founded the Social Sector practice and worked to expand the reach of leading social innovation members of the New Profit portfolio.

Later, she chaired the Advisory Board on Client Data Management for Catholic Charities USA whose network administers more then $720 million in social services annually and spearheaded a coalition to develop Collective Force, a Case Management system for multi-programmatic human services organizations. During this period she oversaw strategy and programs for the low-income community in the East Bay, including Education & Training, Mental Health, Legal, and Safety Net services. 

She holds an M.Sc. in Socio-economic, technological and environmental planning from Roskilde University in Denmark.

A bit of her fun? dancing, gardening and the occasional dip under a desert waterfall.

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e-mail:  cynthia (at) gatherwell.com