Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Governance from Ryerson University. Her academic career focused on social justice, gender equity and policy studies. Throughout her career, Jessica has worked primarily in the non-profit sector coordinating programs, on a personal mission to advance the social, political and economic position of women and gender diverse peoples in Canada. Jessica works as a principal consultant supporting private and private profit organizations to strengthen individual and organizational capacity to address racism and gender inequity. In her spare time, Jessica directs advocacy and policy with the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce.