Enisa Jakupovic

Enisa Jakupovic

Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, Economic Opportunities Program

Project Director, Northside American Job Center, Chicago ResCare Workforce Services, Chicago, Illinois

Enisa Jakupovic has been the Project Director of the Northside American Job Center at Chicago ResCare Workforce Services since 2016. ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s most comprehensive provider of workforce development and training services that include a combination of American Job Centers, Job Corps operations, business services and family support functions. Enisa has worked in the human services field for over 19 years implementing and overseeing multiple projects simultaneously; WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth, AARP Back to Work 50+, and CHA.

She immigrated from Bosnia at the age of 18 and is a graduate of National Louis University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Enisa’s key experience include performance management, day-to-day operations, contract management, human resources, budget planning and monitoring, policy and procedure development and implementation, programmatic and fiscal audits, proposal writing and quality assurance. Additionally, Enisa’s passion is helping people in need. Helping job seekers achieve the highest level of independence through collaborations with local community based organizations, businesses and elected officials is one of her biggest strengths.

She likes to travel and spending time with family and friends!

Enisa Jakupovic is a member of the Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.