Reach Beyond Your Bubble

I first heard the infamous John Wesley quote at college, and it’s guided me to this day: "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can...” I truly believe success comes best to those who enable the success of others, so why not reach across the aisle, knock down those silos, and enable the success of everyone?

Matrika Bailey-Turner serves as the Director of Social Innovation, leading The Case Foundation’s civic engagement portfolio which also includes the Millennial engagement work. In this role, Matrika develops strategy, creates movement catalyzing initiatives and drives thought leadership on the Foundation’s current civic engagement priorities. She also supports the Foundation’s impact investing and inclusive entrepreneurship work.

Previously, Matrika was part of the Community Impact Team at Comcast NBCUniversal where she led partnerships with innovative startups, entrepreneurs and tech forward nonprofits that use media and technology to reach people in meaningful ways and build stronger communities.

Before heading to 30Rock, Matrika served as a member of the Global Partnerships Team at the United Nations Foundation, building partnerships with entrepreneurs and private sector champions uniquely positioned to support innovative solutions to global problems. From her earlier work at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation to serving as an AmeriCorps Fellow in Minnesota, Matrika’s career has often connected the corporate and nonprofit sectors to drive communities and cities forward.

Originally from New Hampshire, Matrika holds a graduate certificate in Social Impact Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Justice from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.


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