Monica Parker-James

Executive Director, Feld Center & Director of Strategic Industry Partners

Monica Parker-James

Monica Parker-James serves as Executive Director of the Feld Center for Industry Alliances and as Director of Strategic Industry Partnerships for Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.

In this capacity, 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 that enhance business education, maximize career opportunities, and improve businesses.

Monica brings to this role 25 years of experience in formal and informal education. Prior to joining Questrom, she served as Director of Strategic Affiliations for the BU School of Medicine, establishing and stewarding research and education collaborations with health sector partners. She spent twenty years of her career 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. She is a mom of four – Rhys, Caroline, Libby (BU CAS and KHC 2020) and Maggie (BU COM 2018).