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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Davis

BA ’12 Liberal Arts and Sciences (Major: Sustainability Studies), BS Warrington College of Business (Major: Accounting)

Portrait of Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis graduated from UF in 2012 with a BA in Sustainability Studies and a BS in Accounting. While at Florida, Jonathan interned with the consulting firm Carbon Solutions, serving as a research assistant to the Gainesville-based firm that specializes in carbon accounting and management. Prior to studying abroad in Argentina, Jonathan sat on the board of UF Hillel, served as an editor for the Fisher School of Accounting Newspaper, and participated in the United Way’s Alternative Spring Break. Jonathan is now a Fellow at Dasra, a strategic philanthropy NGO based in Mumbai, India. By combining rigorous research, organizational consulting and capacity building, and a more strategic approach to giving, Dasra serves to bridge the work of philanthropists and social entrepreneurs in order to create large scale social change. Jonathan is presently conducting research and analysis on non-profits throughout India and is creating case studies of the organizations that have been in Dasra’s portfolio for over a year, highlighting their achievements in India’s social sector. Jonathan is excited to fuse his degrees by building a career that fosters sustainable economic development, true corporate responsibility, and a global commitment to social justice.