Jessica Robinson is Assistant Director of the Consensus Organizing Center at San Diego State University where she is also is a lecturer in the School of Social Work. Ms. Robinson was trained in Consensus Organizing by Michael Eichler, creator of the model, and chosen by him to spearhead the work of his organizing center. She has more than 8 years experience in administration, program development, and grant writing for programs involving at risk and underserved populations. Ms. Robinson is best known for her work with foster youth and, specifically, for her role in developing and operating a specialized high school graduation and post-secondary education program for foster youth. A San Diego native, Ms. Robinson earned both her Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Master's in Administrative Social Work from San Diego State University.