Background

Passionate about the intersection of health, science, and policy, Jessica has worked extensively on projects to alleviate health disparities and improve care coordination. As an Executive Intern in the Office of Governor Hickenlooper, Jessica supported the implementation of the Colorado Health IT Roadmap, assisting with initiatives to improve data sharing, care coordination, and health care access across Colorado. Outside of the workplace, she also helped to develop a medical ethics podcast, advocated for accessible reproductive care, and conducted original research on health-related stigmas.

At the University of Colorado Boulder, Jessica studied information analytics, organizational leadership, and biochemistry. While studying, she directed the Distinguished Speakers Board and hosted speaking events with Anderson Cooper, Captain Scott Kelly, and Viola Davis, among many others. Jessica was named Outstanding Graduate of the Year, awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, and was nominated for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Jessica is a Colorado native, and is passionate about cooking (and eating!) good food, traveling, and creating art.

Education

University of Colorado Boulder, B.S. Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Analytics and Leadership, Minor in Biochemistry with Honors and High Distinction, Outstanding Graduate of the Year