As executive director of the Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) in Washington, D.C., Jacob Baime leads a network of organizations working to ensure that America's Jewish and pro-Israel students have the safety and support necessary to build personal relationships with the Jewish state. Throughout his career, Jacob Baime has promoted cross-cultural engagement and constructive dialogue about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Prior to joining ICC in 2013, he served in various positions with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), several roles in Washington, D.C. and Boston. He joined AIPAC following his graduation from Brandeis University with a bachelor's degree in American Studies and History. While completing his degree, he took a leave of absence to serve as a political aide to Lt. Governor Kerry Healey, organizing her student outreach initiative and coordinating her gubernatorial campaign's activities in Western Massachusetts.
Jacob Baime has received honors such as the Young Professional Award from the JPRO Network in 2017 and selection as a Schusterman Fellow by the Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation in 2018. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids also named him a youth advocate in 2002.