Jess is...

the Executive Director of We Are Family Foundation, founded in 2002 by legendary music producer and multi-Grammy winner Nile Rodgers.  Nile amplifies musicians, the Foundation amplifies youth and are known as one of the leading international organizations powering the work of the most impactful and influential young people on the planet.  Two of their signature programs are - TEDxTeen, named one of the top 7 youth conferences by Entrepreneur Magazine, which trended #6 worldwide on twitter recently with over 400M impressions in 12 hours, has over 16M views, and over 150 countries around the world tune into the livestream. Three Dot Dash is a sought after incubator and accelerator for social entrepreneurs, with over 250 alumni affecting billions of people, working with over 200+ coalition partners and 250 influential Mentors including the likes of Kweku Mandela, Ross Bleckner and Luis Moreno Ocampo.