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2021 Latina Trailblazers Honoree - Carolina Jannicelli

carolinaCarolina is Head of Business and Community Integration and Implementation for JPMorgan Chase’s new Community Impact Organization, leading the implementation of local strategies for the firm’s $30Bn commitment to advance racial equity for Black and Latinx communities in the US. Prior to this she was Head of the Law Firm and Professional Services Group at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where she worked with partners at top law and consulting firms to preserve and grow their wealth.

Carolina, whose past roles include building the Private Bank’s Latin America High Net Worth business, began her career in 1996 at the Investment Bank, focusing on Mergers and Acquisitions and Debt Capital Markets. For the fourth consecutive year she has been recognized on ALPFA’s list of 50 Most Powerful Latinas in Business and has recently been named by Latino Leaders magazine among The Top 100 Most Influential Latinas in 2020. She is also on Crain’s New York inaugural 2020 list of Notable Women in Financial Advice.

She obtained her Bachelor’s in Finance and Investments at Babson College, and her Master's in the History of Art and Design at the Pratt Institute. Her thesis, The Chase Manhattan Bank: A Legacy of Art in the Workplace, chronicles David Rockefeller’s vision creating what is today the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection. 

Carolina is on the Corporate Board of Advisors of UnidosUS and is Chair of the Board of Lineage Project, which brings trauma-sensitive mindfulness practices to vulnerable youth in New York City. She is also a member of the Arts of the Americas Circle at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.