Jacqueline F Strayer
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Marketing and Public Relations
- MPS, NYU Tisch
Jacqueline Strayer is a communication and marketing expert, consultant, educator, and cultural enthusiast. She served as an elected officer of three global publicly traded Fortune 500 companies overseeing marketing and communications. Her industry experience spans medical device, diversified industrials, technology, financial services, consulting, and distribution. She is a faculty member in graduate and executive programs at New York University and Columbia University.
She consults with clients on a wide range of marketing, public relations, communications, and leadership practice areas. Jacqueline delivers tailored workshops, keynotes and moderates and participates on panels on a range of topics related to brand, personal and leadership brand, marketing, storytelling, thought leadership, reputation management and crisis. Notably she created the first communication and training program to address sexual harassment in the workplace in the United States. She writes about contemporary issues and their relationship to leadership, marketing, and the public relations practice.
Among the numerous awards she has received include the Points of Light award from General Colin Powell for her work in Corporate Social Responsibility and twice received the “Best in Class” award from U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley for her leadership in improving education in marginalized communities. In 2020 she was selected as a civilian participant for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, a nonpartisan program that is the oldest and most prestigious public liaison program of the Department of Defense. The United States Department of State selected her for a Fulbright Specialist award, and she will be providing professional and academic services to an organization outside of the United States once the COVID-19 quarantines have passed.
She holds an MPS from the Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate Division of Film and Television, New York University, a BA from the University of Connecticut in economics and political science and has completed all coursework towards a doctorate in organizational leadership. She completed additional coursework at the London School of Economics while she worked as a research associate for Sir Marcus Fox, MP (Yorkshire).
She has spent her life traveling the world and advancing the arts, serving on the boards of film festivals, public television and radio stations and the performing arts. Committed to human rights, she was a founding member of Operation Respect, an anti-bullying organization formed by Peter Yarrow of the celebrated folk group, Peter, Paul and Mary and works globally with social entrepreneurs advising them on communication and marketing strategies. She has interviewed thousands of people on film including, Heads of State, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer, Tony, Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy and Oscar awardees and Hall of Famers. She has published dozens of articles on a wide array of topics. She is currently writing her first book and will be launching her second podcast in 2022, People In This Moment along with a global experience to connect students, faculty and practioners in marketing and communications, the Global Brand Convergence. She is the creator of her trademarked digital narrative, The 90-Second You . She believes everyone has a great story to tell.