Monica Parker-James serves as the Director of Strategic Industry Partnerships for Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. In this role, she leverages the substantial resources of Questrom, including renowned faculty expertise, cutting-edge research, and top-notch student talent, to foster strategic collaborations with industry with the goal of advancing the mission, vision, and values of all partners. Monica’s 25-year career has spanned formal and informal education. She recently served as Director of Strategic Affiliations for the BU School of Medicine, establishing and stewarding relationships with hospitals, academia, non-profits, and corporate partners. Prior to that, she spent two decades at the Museum of Science, Boston in marketing, programming, and project management. Monica holds a BS and an MS in Mass Communication and a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management, all from BU.