Full Name
Alison Omens
Job Title
Chief Strategy Officer
JUST Capital
Speaker Bio
Alison Omens is Chief Strategy Officer at JUST Capital. In this role, Ms. Omens 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 non-profits. She has orchestrated program collaborations with BlackRock, the Aspen Institute, and Harvard Business School, among others.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Omens was 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 Director of Media Outreach for the AFL-CIO.

Ms. Omens is on the board 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 also is Co-founder of Smash Squad, a network for women focused on doing well by doing good.

She received her masters of public administration from Harvard Kennedy School and B.A. from Scripps College.
Alison Omens