Rene Jones
United Talent Agency (UTA)

René Jones is a Partner and Chief Social Impact & Foundation Officer at United Talent Agency (UTA), where she established the UTA Foundation for the agency and guides UTA's high-profile clients on their social impact strategies, as well as oversees corporate social responsibility across offices. In 2020, she was appointed by the Governor to the California Volunteers Commission, which is tasked with uniting Californians in service and empowering them to take action in their communities and leads the Climate Action Corps committee. She sits on the board of directors for International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), protecting and recognizing the critical role of women journalists; U.S.VETS, the nation’s largest veteran housing and services; Impact Guild, which activates media and popular culture for social good; and OneGreenThing tackling climate crisis through daily action and culture change. Jones is a senior fellow for the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab at the University of Southern California and resides in Los Angeles.