Jessica is a lifelong racial and gender justice advocate. At Redstone, she has helped design strategies to expand early childhood development services for families of color in Los Angeles, built a community-led collaborative to address racial health disparities in Brooklyn, and has launched pilots to expand health care access for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. She seeks to center the voices of those with lived expertise in the design, implementation, and evaluation of philanthropic and nonprofit initiatives.
Prior to joining Redstone, Jessica worked in the Office of Governor John Hickenlooper, where she supported the implementation of the Colorado Health IT Roadmap to help alleviate health disparities throughout Colorado. She’s also worked in grassroots reproductive health fundraising and advocacy and conducted original research on health-related stigmas. Jessica currently serves as a Board Director for the United Nations Women USA San Francisco Chapter and supports advocacy and fundraising efforts to support women’s empowerment initiatives globally.
Jessica is a Colorado native who graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she was named Outstanding Graduate of the Year. In her free time, you can find her cooking (and eating!) good food, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.