Education & Global Engagement Manager, Kiva.org
Jessica’s career includes a history of partnering with vulnerable individuals and communities to build their capacity to combat poverty and create more and better opportunities for them through innovative, sustainable, and effective solutions; and to engage the wider public around issues of conflict and poverty alleviation, especially young people, inspiring and equipping them to take action. She believes in the power of innovation and critical thinking to find real, scalable, sustainable solutions, whether you are a person in poverty, a refugee, or a student. We all have the capacity to create change. Jessica has worked for a number of organizations including UNHCR, the International Rescue Committee, Medecins San Frontieres, and Nuru International.