As Member Engagement Associate, Jess is responsible for managing the member application process and data, ongoing member engagement and communication, and supporting the delivery of learning and capacity strengthening opportunities with member organisations.
Prior to joining Girls Not Brides, Jess worked in the sports sector – specifically cricket – advocating for gender equality and greater inclusion of people that have been marginalised from the sport. She worked closely with local community organisations to establish spaces where people of all genders and backgrounds would feel welcome to play.
Jess is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and speaks HSK1 level Mandarin. She holds a BA in Modern Languages and is currently completing an MA in Transnational Queer Feminist Politics.