Monica Parker-James

Executive Director, Feld Center & Director of Strategic Industry Partners

Monica Parker-James

Monica Parker-James recently joined the Feld Career Center as the Director of Strategic Industry Partnerships. In this role, she will leverage the substantial resources of Questrom School of Business, 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 career has spanned both formal and informal education. She most recently served as Director of Clinical and Strategic Affiliations for the BU School of Medicine, which involved establishing and stewarding relationships with hospitals, healthcare systems, academia, non-profits, and corporate partners. Prior to that role, she spent twenty years at the Museum of Science in marketing, programming, and project management.  Monica is a triple Terrier, earning a BS from COM in 1991, an MS from COM in 1994, and Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management from MET in 2016. She is also the mom of two Terriers, Maggie (COM ‘18) and Libby (CAS and KHC ‘20).