Jessica is a current Ed.M. candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) studying Education Leadership, Organization, and Entrepreneurship with a Higher Education concentration. She is particularly interested in how colleges and universities can forge partnerships with external stakeholders to improve communities and co-curricular outcomes. Prior to HGSE, she worked for the college access organization, College Advising Corps, in Atlanta for 2 years.
A Rhode Island native, she graduated from the University of Rhode Island where she studied Philosophy and Political Science. In her free time, she enjoys exploring different neighborhoods, reading philosophy, and trying new restaurants (especially Szechuan cuisine!)